Scottsbluff Church of Christ
Scottsbluff Church of Christ
September 6, 2020
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  • 1919 Ave N Scottsbluff, NE 69361
    1919 Avenue N, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, USA
    Sunday 10:45 AM
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    Sunday 9:45 AM, Sunday 10:45 AM, Wednesday 6:30 PM
When the Walls Tumble Down (Joshua 1-6)
The Power of God Overcomes Fear

Three Charges to Joshua

Take the Land
Be Strong and Courageous
Charge the People
The Power of God Overcomes Fear

What Causes Fear:

Imperfection
Indecision
Irrational Worry
Insecurity

The Power of God Overcomes Fear

What Results from Fear:

Anxiety and Frustration Increases
Complacency
Inactivity
Never Risk Overcoming a Challenge
The Power of God Overcomes Fear

What Joshua was to Do:

Lead
Meditate
Take Courage
Be Faithful
The Power of God Overcomes Fear

What About Us?

God has a purpose for us
Ben mentally AND physically strong
Meditate and Pray (and fast)
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Rahab
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Rehab

Willing to hid the Israel Spies
A Gentile Woman with Great Faith
Lied to Protect the Spies
Is an Example of a Life Changed by God's Grace
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Israel
Belief

The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Israel
Belief
Obedience
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Israel
Belief
Obedience
Walking Through Water (Symbol of Baptism)
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Israel
Belief
Obedience
Walking Through Water (Symbol of Baptism)
Circumcision (Colossians 2:9-15)
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Our Promise Land is Greater
The promise of entering His rest still stands (Hebrews 4:1-2)
There remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God
A Better Hope is introduced to those who draw near to God
A New Covenant
The Power of God Overcomes Reputation

Our Promise Land is Greater
The Power of God Overcomes Worldly Securities

Joshua 6:20-21

Why was Canaan Destroyed?

Incredibly Cruel (Deuteronomy 9:4; Judges 1:7)
Obsessed with Sex (Number 25:1-3)
Committed Child Sacrifices (Deuteronomy 12:31; 18:9-10)
Cup of Iniquity Was Full (Genesis 15:16)
The Power of God Overcomes Worldly Securities

Every Nation has a Cup of Iniquity
The Power of God Overcomes Worldly Securities

When God chooses to knock down the walls:

God's people warn of impending danger
the church offers a place of refuge and shelter
We show compassion after God's judgment
The Power of God Overcomes Worldly Securities

Has God been trying to tear down your walls?

Will he do it the hard way?

How can we serve you today?

If there is anything this congregation can do for you please reach out to us at the link below. Have a blessed week.

https://www.scottsbluffchurchofchrist.org/contact-us/