Executing The Lord's Battle Plan: Jericho (Joshua 6: 6-27) Nov. 21,2019

EXECUTING THE LORD’S BATTLE PLAN: JERICHO

Joshua 6:6-27

I. The First Six Days of the Campaign (vs. 6-14)

    a. Where did Joshua get his battle plan? ________________________________________________________________

    b. Does it seem like this was the sort of thing taught in the Mesopotamian war college back in the day? _____________

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    c. Who was part of the military parade that circled the city? ________________________________________________

    d. What were the armed men to do and what were they Not to do? __________________________________________

    e. What part did the priests play in this parade? __________________________________________________________

    f. What was the significance of the ark of the covenant in the parade? ________________________________________

II. The Seventh Day (vs. 15-21)

    a. How does day seven begin as the previous six? ________________________________________________________

    b. What is different on day seven? _____________________________________________________________________

    c. This being the seventh day we know this battle plan included one Sabbath. What lesson might God be teaching His

    people in even this fact? _____________________________________________________________________________

    d. What is the significance of verse 17, “now the city shall be doomed by the Lord…?” ___________________________

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    e. What specific instruction and warning is presented (vs. 18-19)? ___________________________________________

    f. At what point does the wall fall? _____________________________________________________________________

    g. Is there any significance as to how the wall falls? _______________________________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________

III. The Promise to Rahab Kept (vs. 17, 22-27)

    a. Vs. 17 Joshua reminds the people that Rahab is to be spared. Why is this point vital for Israel to remember? _______

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________

    b. Who does Joshua task with protecting Rahab and family? _________________________________________________

    c. Rahab is mentioned in the New Testament (Mt 1:5, and Heb. 11:31).  What stands out to you about these references? 

    __________________________________________________________________________________________________

    d. Joshua speaks a curse on whoever rebuild Jericho. (1 Kings 16:34) ________________________________________

IV. Application: Is obeying God even when we don’t understand important? ____________________________________

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