The Day the Sun Stood Still (Joshua 10:1-15) 01/02/20

The Day the Sun Stood Still

Joshua 10:1-15

I. The King of Jerusalem Forms a Plan (vs. 1-4)

    a. What prompted Adoni-Zedek to speak urgently to the surrounding kings? ______________________________

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    b. How does the deception and subsequent covenant with the Gibeonites affect these kings? _________________

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    c. Who does Adoni-Zedek and alliance determine to attack and why? ____________________________________

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II. A Plea for Help (vs. 5-9)

    a. When the five kings and their army come up against Gibeon what do the Gibeonites do? __________________

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    b. On what basis do the Gibeonites ask assistance from the Israelites? ___________________________________

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    c. How do Joshua and the people respond to the plea for help? _________________________________________

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    d. Does the Lord affirm Joshua’s actions in rallying for Gibeon? _________________________________________

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    e. How quickly do the Israelites respond to the call for help? ___________________________________________

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III. The Lord Routed Them… (vs. 10-15)

    a. How does the battle go at Gibeon? ______________________________________________________________

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    b. Was being routed and put to flight at Gibeon enough? __________Why? _______________________________

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    c. Who is credited with the victory and how was it achieved? __________________________________________

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    d. Why does the Lord cause the sun to stand still? ___________________________________________________

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    e. In what way is this day described and how was it memorialized? _______________________________________

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IV. Application: How does this passage illustrate a principle in Romans 8:28? ___________________________

____________________________________________________Has God ever used something that was not good to

effect something good in your life? __________________________________________________________

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