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Joshua

-"Yahweh Saves" synonymous w/ Jesus
-son of Nun

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Book of Joshua

-Theme: Conquest and ➗ of land of Canaan
-1st historical/ former Prophets book in English/ Hebrew canon
-transitions from wilderness to Promise Land

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Setting of Joshua

Moses dies and Joshua becomes leader

4

Israel's condition now

God's law for Land has been given and pple spiritually accepted it (Deut 12:1-4)

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Canaanites condition now

-Idolatrous pple involved in abominable acts
-Baal / Asnerah (consort of Baal) worship
-majority of pple live in cities

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When was Joshua written?

-at least portions written after Joshua ("until this day")
-anonymous; possibly 10th century

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Who is Joshua

-1st appears fighting Amalekites (Exod 17)
-Moses' minister/ servant
-responsible for choosing council of leaders that rule/judge pple

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Similarities btwn Joshua and Moses

1. Enjoy presence of God
2. led pple across a body of water
3. interpreting God's will
4. founded latter teaching ministry
5. made great in eyes of pple
6. experienced appearance of God's messenger
7. faced hard hearted pple
8. gave final speeches to pple both called servants of the Lord

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structure of Joshua

1. Crossover (1:1-5:12)
2. Take (5:13-12:24)
3. Divide (13-21)
4. Worship/Serve Yahweh (22-24)

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Judges

+span conquest-monarchy
+misleading, judges were military leaders and reminded pple of God's law

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Author and Date of Judges

+anonymous (300 years)
+captivity of land after 722 BC

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Purpose of Judges

+Manuel for Kings (theocracy)
+There is no king (Judges 17:6)
+Judges serve as example for leadership

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Judges of Israel

+Othniel, Ehud, Shamgar
+Deborah, Gideon, Tola
+Jair, Jephthah, Ibzan
+Elon, Abdon, and Samson

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Setting of Judges

+Political: no king, tribal, spans Joshua to 1st king
+Historical: chaotic time for nation

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Cycle of Judges

+sin
+war as judgment
+deliverance
+time of peace
(occurs 6x)

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structure of Judges

+Background
+circle of Aposlasy
+the judge
+epilogue 1. Danites 2. Benjaminites

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Theme of salvation history

1. I will be your God
2. You will be my pple
3. I will dwell w/ you

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Theme of salvation history

1. I will be your God
2. You will be my pple
3. I will dwell w/ you