The Book of Joshua

The Book of Joshua

Examine the period of Israel's history from the conquest of Canaan to just after Joshua's death, including God's promise to be with Joshua in all that he did.

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About this Lesson Series

Instructor: Multiple Instructors
Discipline: Old Testament
Course Group: Historical Books
Download: Course Materials, Academic Packets

The book of Joshua covers the period of Israel's history from the conquest of Canaan to just after Joshua's death. Although certain events in the book can leave modern audiences feeling more than a little uncomfortable, it helps to remember that God promised to be with Joshua in all that he did, especially in leading the Israelites into the Promised Land, establishing Israel's tribal inheritances, and calling God's people to remain faithful to the terms of God's covenant.

Series Goals:

  • Introduce viewers to the background, purpose and design of the book of Joshua
  • Examine the primary events and major themes in the book of Joshua in relation to their original meaning and Christian application