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Joshua 24:14-21 (KJV) - Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord.
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as
for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the Lord, to serve other gods;
For the Lord our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and which did those great signs in our sight, and preserved us in all the way wherein we went, and among all the people through whom we passed.
And the Lord drave out from before us all the people, even the Amorites which dwelt in the land: therefore will we serve the Lord; for he is our God.
And Joshua said unto the people, Ye cannot serve the Lord: for he is an holy god; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins.
If ye forsake the Lord, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
And the people said unto Joshua, Nay; but we will serve the Lord.
In Joshua 24, Joshua has come to the end of his ministry. God has sent him to lead the people of Israel into the Promised Land., Moses brought them out of Egypt, but Joshua led them into the Promised Land.
You remember that the Book of Joshua is about possessing our possessions, being all God wants us to be, possessing that which God has given to us. Now they have, for some years, been in the land conquering their enemies; and yet there
remains much land to be possessed. They've not completed what ...
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