Friday, October 17, 2014

Joshua, Day 5 Readings

Joshua's Final Wisdom and Promise for the Hebrews  

Today's first reading gives the first part of Joshua's farewell discourse to the Hebrews, the wisdom of his long life and the experience of God helping the Israelites to capture the Promised Land.

Read Joshua 23:1-16  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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The second selection tells how Joshua then encouraged the people to reaffirm their oath to be God's people and then tells of the great prophet's death.

Read Joshua 24:1-33  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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Reading the Bible in Its Entirety

If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read Joshua 20-24 today.