Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Joshua: Outline

Outline: Joshua divides neatly, the Conquest, the Settlement, and the Covenant.

1. CONQUEST OF PROMISED LAND (Joshua 1:1 - 13:7)
a. Preparation for the Conquest (Joshua 1-5)
i. Joshua replaces Moses (Joshua 1:1-18)
ii. Israel prepares militarily (Joshua 2-4)
iii. Israel prepares spiritually (Joshua 5)

b. Campaigns of Conquest (Joshua 6:1 - 13:7)
i. Jericho Campaign (Joshua 6-8)
ii. Southern Campaign (Joshua 9-10)
iii. Northern Campaign (Joshua 11:1-15)
iv. Full Military Report (Joshua 11:16 - 12:24)
v. Areas yet to be Conquered (Joshua 13:1-7)

2. SETTLEMENT OF THE PROMISED LAND (JOSHUA 13:8 - 24:33)
a. Settlement East of Jordan (Joshua 13:8-33)

b. Settlement West of Jordan (Joshua 14 - 19)
i. Gilgal Settlement (Joshua 14 - 17)
ii. Shiloh Settlement (Joshua 18 - 19)

c. Settlement of Spiritual Leadership (Joshua 20 - 22)
i. Six Cities of Refuge (Joshua 20)
ii. Levitical Towns (Joshua 21)
iii. Altar of Witness (Joshua 22)

3. COVENANT IN THE PROMISED LAND (JOSHUA 23:1 - 24:33)
a. Joshua’s Farewell Address (Joshua 23)
b. Shechem Covenant Renewal (Joshua 24:1-28)
c. Joshua dies – end of era (Joshua 24:29-33)