July 28, 2011

Joshua 2: New Spies, New Spirit

Unlike the fear the previous spies experienced when they went into the Promised Land, these new spies were undaunted and showed a new spirit. They showed considerable courage and were encouraged by the words that Rahab said. God used the words of this unlikely heroine to point the way to conquering this new land. Do you find that even in your own life? Here’s an interesting side note about Rahab. Do you know what famous relatives she had? Here’s a hint: look up Matthew 1:5. Whose Genealogy is this?

Click on this link for an introduction to the book of Joshua.