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Dr. J. Vernon McGee :: Outline for Joshua

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I. The land entered, Chapters 1-12

A. Commission and command of Joshua, Jos 1

B. Contact of spies with Rahab, Jos 2

C. Crossing the Jordan River, Jos 3

D. Construction of two memorials, Jos 4

E. Conditioned for conquest, Jos 5

F. Center of land attacked, Jos 6-8

1. Conquest of Jericho, Jos 6

2. Conquest of Ai, Jos 7, 8

G. Campaign in the south, Jos 9, 10

1. Compact with the Gibeonites, Jos 9

2. Conquer 5 kings of Amorites (miracle of sun), Jos 10

H. Campaign in the north, (conclusion of Joshua’s leadership in war), Jos 11

I. Conquered kings listed, Jos 12

II. The land divided, Chapters 13-22

A. Command of Joshua is terminated; confirmation of land to the 2 1/2 tribes, Jos 13

B. Caleb given Hebron, Jos 14

C. Consignment of land to the tribes of Israel, Jos 15-19

D. Cities of refuge, Jos 20

E. Cities for Levites, Jos 21

F. Command to the 2 1/2 tribes to return home; construction of altar as a witness, Jos 22

III. The last message of Joshua, Chapters 23, 24

A. Call to leaders of Israel for courage and certainty, Jos 23

B. Call to all tribes of Israel for consecration and consideration of covenant with God; death of Joshua, Jos 24

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