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Joshua or Jesus?

W. Harrison

Joshua or Jesus?

a consideration and a protest : a discourse delivered in the Unitarian Church, Stalybridge, on Sunday, March 3rd, 1901

by W. Harrison

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Statementby the Rev. W. Harrison.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22063026M

The book of Joshua details how the Israelites conquered Canaan, the Promised Land given to the Jews in God's covenant with 's a story of miracles, bloody battles, and dividing the land among the 12 tribes. Characterized as a historical account, the book of Joshua tells how a leader's obedience to God resulted in divine help in the face of overwhelming : Jack Zavada.   He has spent the bulk of his career wrestling with the book of Joshua, arguably the Bible’s most troubling book, with its account of the conquest of the land. Hawk’s full-length commentary on the book, Joshua: Studies in Hebrew Narrative and Poetry (), is a model of close literary and theological exegesis. He now widens his lens to.

The Joshua of the Old Testament and the Joshua of the New Testament. The Joshua whose job it was to bring the children of Israel out of the wilderness and into the promised land, and the Lord Jesus who indeed brings His children out of the wilderness and into the land of rest. And here God is calling us to perseverance and to priorities. the book of this law doth not depart out of thy mouth, and thou hast meditated in it by day and by night, so that thou dost observe to do according to all that is written in it, for then thou dost cause thy way to prosper, and then thou dost act wisely. God Commissions Joshua. 7 Above all, be strong and very courageous. Be careful to.

“Jesus” or “Joshua” in Acts & Hebrews ? “ιησους (Iesous),” or “Jesus,” is the Greek form of “Joshua.” Critics claim that the KJV, by merely transliterating the name, misleads readers into thinking that these verses about Joshua the son of Nun are about Jesus Christ. However, one must wonder why English readers. Book of Joshua. What is the significance of the Old Testament Joshua? What can we learn from his life, and what is his significance in relation to the Lord Jesus Christ? This will just be a short study of the Book of Joshua – actually it is more of a summary than a study, as each devotion will cover four chapters from the book.


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The English name "Joshua" is a rendering of the Hebrew Joshua or Jesus? book "Yehoshua", meaning "Yahweh is salvation". The vocalization of the second name component may be read as Hoshea - the name used in the Torah before Moses added the divine name (Numbers ).

"Jesus" is the English of the Greek transliteration of "Yehoshua" via Latin. Joshua portrayed how Jesus came into our midst in today's time, and how we treated him. Joseph Girzone has done an excellent job of telling the story about a man trying to live in our modern society, and yet be true to his beliefs about God and Joshua or Jesus?

book teachings.4/5. Under Joshua, believing Israel entered temporarily into rest in the promised land. The Lord Jesus brings His people into a better rest.] The brevity of this book [ie., the book written by Paul Van Gorder] makes it necessary to limit our study to seven truths in Joshua that exemplify Christ and our relationship to Him.

JOSHUA The Book of Joshua in its entirety is a prophecy of the spiritual conquest of the world through Jesus the Messiah. The name Joshua is formed from the root of the Hebrew word for "salvation." In NehemiahJoshua is written as יֵשׁוּאַ or Yeshua, the name for Jesus. This book has the focus of it Jesus were to come back today, how would he be, what would he do, how would he respond.

I love love love this book and have read it multiple times. It is an easy ready and is the first book in a series. You do not have to read the other books unless interested and each book can stand alone as a great book so no /5().

Joshua. The book of Joshua tells the story of Israel entering the land God promised to give them under Joshua’s leadership. The names Jesus and Joshua are different forms of the same name. Both mean “the Lord saves.” Imagine asking, “Where do you see Jesus in the book of Jesus?” According to MatthewJesus was a descendant of Rahab.

The Gospel in Joshua; Wednesday, November 6, Share Tweet Save. From the beginning to the end of the book of Joshua, the formula is repeated: God gives and Israel inherits.

The spotlight is not on Joshua’s moral example or on timeless principles of conduct but on Yahweh’s fulfillment of a historical promise. Jesus Christ, the true.

Question: "If His name was Yeshua, why do we call Him Jesus?" Answer: Some people claim that our Lord should not be referred to as “Jesus.” Instead, we should only use the name “Yeshua.”Some even go so far as to say that calling Him “Jesus” is blasphemous.

JOSHUA, BOOK sixth book of the OT, and the first book of the Prophets (נְבִיאִ֔ים), the second great division of the Heb. is named after Joshua (q.v.), the leader of the Israelites during their invasion and settlement by tribes in the Promised Land. Joshua led a nation into a land which would prove a temporary inheritance; the redeeming Lord leads the human race "into everlasting habitations," into the one city which is eternal.

Better the humblest post amongst the followers of Jesus than the proudest place in the ranks of Joshua. - C. From Joshua to Jesus is an absorbing account of events and ideas preceding the birth of Jesus. Obviously a book this small cannot cover such a comprehensive subject.

Although it is engaging reading as a stand-alone book, it is a companion to a larger book, Return to Meaning. From Joshua to Jesus provides some informative material that the 5/5(5). Joshua 1 New International Version (NIV) Joshua Installed as Leader. 1 After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ aide: 2 “Moses my servant is dead.

Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give to them —to the Israelites.

3 I will give you every place where you set your foot. Joshua, a Type of Christ. William Nicholson, "Now Joshua son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom because Moses had laid his hands on the Israelites listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses." Deuteronomy The whole book speaks eloquently of God’s fidelity to his promise, which makes it a source of encouragement to Israel to remain faithful to him.

Throughout the book of Joshua we can see that it prefigures the New Alliance, which will come about centuries later in the person of Jesus Christ, the promised Messiah.

Even Joshua’s name (= Yahweh. It must be remembered, however, that the book of Joshua does not address itself to the abstract ethical question of war as a means for gaining human ends. It can only be understood in the context of the history of redemption unfolding in the Pentateuch, with its interplay of divine grace and judgment.

(Jesus) is the God of the first Joshua. It is also a type that points to the ultimate redemption that Jesus brings to the community of faith. Like Moses, Jesus delivered us from bondage and slavery to sin, and, like Joshua, Jesus will bring us into the eternal Promised.

A Study of Foreshadows in the Book of Joshua Posted on Aug by John Oakes wrote in Apologetics, Articles, Bible Teaching, Foreshadows and Prefigures. Editor’s note: Jonathan Lichtenwalter is a student in our ARS Apologetics Certificate Program.

The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh. The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua; Quranic figure. * So Joshua' took the whole land, according to all that the Lord said unto Moses; and ' Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes.

There are a number of similarities between Joshua and Jesus given in the Torah. For example, Joshua was a descendent of Joseph from Ephraim (lit., "double fruit"), and Yeshua came as Messiah ben Yosef, the "son of Joseph" who would come from Bethlehem of Ephrata (אֶפְרָתָה), a term that also means.

Reading The Bible Through The Jesus Lens in Joshua “From Biblical Book to Biblical Hook” Charts adapted from Dr. Michael Williams Book. Joshua Title. Joshua: Theme. Joshua “Victorious Rest” God uses Joshua to lead his people to victorious rest in the Promised Land “So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD had spoken to Moses.

2 The third and final lesson in the book of Joshua is that of fear. God commanded Israel to have no fear of man (Josh. ;25). Israel was to make a .Joshua and Jesus. Similar to Joshua, Jesus came to drive evil out of his creation. But unlike Joshua, Jesus’ weapons were wisdom, love, and sacrifice.

In the book of Joshua, God was triumphant in Canaan despite the death and violence of battle. In Jesus, God triumphed over death itself because of the violence he endured. Joshua’s conquest and settlement of Canaan was a type of this anticipated ultimate Promised Land, which Christians are to faithfully strive to enter (verses ).

Faithful Joshua was a forerunner of the Eternal Joshua: Jesus, the Son of God. The first Joshua faithfully focused the physical nation of Israel on God.