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The Book of Joshua Chapter 24 (15 of 15)
Read vs 1
All of the leaders and all of the people were gathered
together in the presence and the face of the Lord.
Joshua, stricken in years and knowing, not only his
impending death, but the nature of the people whom he
led, decided to give the people his final
Read vs 2
The message comes from the Lord and it is a history of
God's deliverance of His rebellious people. In fact,
it begins with the fact that all of their fathers,
their ancestors, their forefathers, were all pagans.
That's what the expression means "dwelt on the other
side of the Jordan", as well as the fact that they
were pagans, serving other gods, of idols.
Read vs 3
God chose Abraham, as He chose Israel, and led and
blessed Him and multiplied his seed, his offspring.
4 And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave
unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his
children went down into Egypt.
Jacob and Esau, the sons of Isaac, were given land by
God, Esau went to Mount Seir, which was a mountain
range in Edom extending from the Dead Sea to the
Elanitic Gulf, while Jacob went to Egypt through his
son Joseph who, at the time he was there, was second
in command to the Pharaoh. All of this is found in the
5 I sent Moses also and Aaron, and I plagued Egypt,
according to that which I did among them: and
afterward I brought you out.
6 And I brought your fathers out of Egypt: and ye came
unto the sea; and the Egyptians pursued after your
fathers with chariots and horsemen unto the Red sea.
7 And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness
between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea
upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen
what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the
wilderness a long season.
The Lord reminds them of His delivering them out of
Egyptian bondage through various plagues and t ...
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