16 She said to them, “Go to the hill country, so that the pursuers will not happen upon you, and hide yourselves there for three days until the pursuers return. 24 Now when Israel had finished killing all the inhabitants of Ai in the field in the wilderness where they pursued them, and all of them had fallen by the edge of the sword until they were destroyed, then all Israel returned to Ai and struck it with the edge of the sword. Joshua 24:14-28 Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth—After having enumerated so many grounds for national gratitude, Joshua calls on them to declare, in a public and solemn manner, whether they will be faithful and obedient to the God of Israel. New American Standard Bible (NASB), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NASB, MacArthur Study Bible: Holy Bible, New American Standard Bible, NASB, Zondervan NASB Study Bible, Red Letter Edition, NASB, The Charles F. 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Stanley Life Principles Daily Bible, Paperback: Holy Bible, New American Standard Bible, NASB, Zondervan NASB Study Bible, Red Letter Edition. 1. 2 Their south border was from the lower end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that turns to the south. Long ago, Joshua exhorted the Isrealites: “…choose for yourselves today whom you will serve…” (Joshua 24:15 NASB). The choice is yours. Joshua 22 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Tribes beyond Jordan Return 22 Then Joshua summoned the Reubenites and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, 2 and said to them, “You have kept all that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, and have listened to my voice in all that I commanded you. 15 But if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, which were beyond the EuphratesRiver, or (A)the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” 15 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24 The Covenant Renewal at Shechem 1 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. NASB E-Prime R.S.V. This accordingly is what Joshua invites, as Moses had done before him (Deuteronomy 30:15 ff). Amplified® Darby K.J.V. 15 Then she let them down by a rope through the window, for her house was on the city wall, so that she was living on the wall. 1 Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from Shittim, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” So they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lodged there. Man was created in the image of God. Joshua 24:14-15 NASB1995 “Now, therefore, fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD. New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. 19 Then Joshua said to the people, “You will not be able to serve the Lord, (B)for He is a holy God. a. All rights reserved. 26 For Joshua did not withdraw his hand with … It is a God-given capacity. 15 Then he went up from there against the inhabitants of Debir; now the name of Debir formerly was Kiriath-sepher. Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth... or the gods Exodus 23:24,32,33 You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve … 25 So all who fell that day, both men and women, were twelve thousand—all the [ m]people of Ai. We also will serve the Lord, for He is our God.”. — воспитывать трудолюбие, умение трудиться сообща; — убирать инвентарь после труда в определенное место. Joshua Reviews Israel’s History 1 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. JOSHUA 24:15 « Joshua 23 | Joshua 24 | Judges 1 » 15 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the L ORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the L ORD.” Joshua 24 - Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. Chapter 24 Joshua Reviews Israel’s History 1 Then a Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. All rights reserved. of Israel. Choose - Service of God in sincerity and truth can only result from a free and willing allegiance of the heart. And they presented themselves before God. "THE CHOICE" I. 15 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we … The choice was theirs. Joshua Reviews Israel’s History 1Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. 2 Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the [ … 15 “If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or athe gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 Parallel Joshua 24:14–27 “We Will Serve the Lord ” 14 “Now, therefore, 1 a fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and 2 truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the 3 River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord . He is (C)a jealous God; (D)He will not forgive your wrongdoing or your sins. He had served YHWH all his adult life and now at the end, he reaffirms his faith. Joshua 15:22 Joshua 15:23 Joshua 15:24 Joshua 15:25 Joshua 15:26 Joshua 15:27 Joshua 15:28 Joshua 15:29 Joshua 15:30 Joshua 15:31 Joshua 15:32 Joshua 15:33 Joshua 15:34 Joshua 15:35 Joshua 15:36 Joshua 15:37 2 Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the Joshua 2:1–24 Rahab Shelters Spies 1 Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from a Shittim, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” Joshua 24:15 (New American Standard Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. Joshua 24 - And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and … Joshua 24:14–15 “We Will Serve the Lord ” 14 “Now, therefore, 1 a fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and 2 truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the 3 River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. A. Joshua 24:15(NASB) Verse Thoughts The most important life-choice anyone will ever make is their response to this fundamental question, "choose today, Who you are going to serve." 27 Then Joshua said to all the people, “Behold, (K)this stone shall be a witness against us, because it has heard all the words of the Lord which He spoke [b]to us; so it shall be a witness against you, so that you do not deny your God.” 28 Then Joshua dismissed the people, each to his inheritance. 24:15 This is Joshua' affirmation of personal faith and family faith. 1 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel and for their heads and their judges and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. 15 But if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, which were beyond the Euphrates River, or (A)the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”, 16 The people answered and said, “Far be it from us that we would abandon the Lord to serve other gods; 17 for the Lord our God is He who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slaves, and did these great signs in our sight and watched over us through all the way in which we went and among all the peoples through whose midst we passed. 15 But if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, which were beyond the Euphrates River, or (A)the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”. Joshua 24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Joshua Reviews Israel’s History 24 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel at Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, their heads, their judges, and their officers; and they presented themselves before God. The choice was theirs. Joshua 15 - Now the lot for the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families *reached the border of Edom, southward to the wilderness of Zin at the extreme south. 20 (E)If you abandon the Lord and serve foreign gods, then He will turn and do you harm and destroy you after He has done good to you.” 21 And the people said to Joshua, “No, but we will serve the Lord.” 22 So Joshua said to the people, “You are witnesses against yourselves that (F)you have chosen for yourselves the Lord, to serve Him.” And they said, “We are witnesses.” 23 “Now then, do away with the foreign gods which are in your midst, and (G)incline your hearts to the Lord, the God of Israel.” 24 And (H)the people said to Joshua, “We will serve the Lord our God and [a]obey His voice.” 25 (I)So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and made for them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem. 26 And Joshua (J)wrote these words in the Book of the Law of God; and he took a large stone and set it up there under the oak that was by the sanctuary of the Lord. Joshua 24:15 NASB1995 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but … 18 The Lord drove out from before us all the peoples, even the Amorites who lived in the land. Joshua 24 - Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. God is a self-determinate Joshua 24:16 >> American Standard Version And if it seem evil unto you to serve Jehovah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah. MAN HAS THE CAPACITY OF CHOICE. N.A.S.B. Joshua 15 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Territory of Judah 15 Now the lot for the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families [] reached the border of Edom, southward to the wilderness of Zin at the extreme south. 16 And Caleb said, “The one who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will give him Achsah my daughter as a wife.” 17 Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife. The choice is mine.