Sermons

Learning to Fear the LORD
Achan’s hidden sin (7:1) …has devastating results for Israel (7:2-15) …and Achan’s family (7:16-26) Learning to fear the LORD Sin is Serious (Acts 5; 1 Corinthinas 11:27-30; 2 Corinthians 11:24; 2 Timothy 3:12) Grace is Enormous Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out (Acts 3:19a NIV)

Who Won the Battle of Jericho?
A mysterious man with a strange plan (6:13-6:5) God wins (6:6-27) Jesus wins for us (1 Corinthians 15:50-57)

Brought In
(Just before the sermon began we watched this video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul16jUU8-Sc) Two sneaky men and a shady lady (2:1-7) God’s reputation (2:8-11) Striking a deal (2:12-21) The spies report (2:22-23) Rahab brought in (6:22-25; Matthew 1:5-6) God brings us in (Ephesians 2:12-13)

Our Faithful God
Joshua’s Commission (vv1-9) I will not leave you Be Strong and of Good Courage Joshua’s Command (vv10-18) Our Faithful God Matthew 28:20 & Acts 1:8 Ephesians 6:10

God’s Love for Liars
Israel are deceitful yet God’s given them every chance but they’ve blown it and still, God’s love is unbreakable We need God’s unbreakable love (1 Corinthians 15:55-56)

Is it God’s job to forgive?
More accusations against Israel (Hosea 8-10) …but God won’t give Israel up (Hosea 11:1-11) Where anger and sympathy meet (1 Peter 3:18)

True Love?
The LORD against Israel (Hosea 4-5) Something’s missing (4:1-3) The problem with priests (4:4-6) …is not lack of religion (4:7-19) The trouble with treaties (5:8-15; also 7:11-16) Israel’s fickle repentance (6:1-6) What God desires (Matthew 9:13; 12:7)

Love for the Unfaithful
The pain of infidelity (1:1-9; 2:2-5) The punishment of unfaithful Israel (2:9-13) Loving the unfaithful (1:10-2:1; 2:14-3:5) This is God’s love for us (1 Peter 2:10)

Running the Race
Head Up (vv1-2) Train Hard (vv3-11) Get Fit (vv12-17) Keep Running

Generosity
God’s Generosity Creation (Job 41:11b) Salvation (2 Corinthians 8:9) Being Generous How generous? Tithing? (Numbers 18; Deuteronomy 14) Or…? Who to be generous to? Galatians 6:10 Galatians 6:6; 1 Timothy 5:17-18 How to be generous?