Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Chronological Joshua

CHRONOLOGICAL JOSHUA: (From Reese Chronological Bible)

A. THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN

1. ISRAEL PREPARES TO INVADE

a. God Instructs Joshua (April 4, 1422 BC; Joshua 1:1-9)

b. Rahab Protects Spies Three Days (April 5-7, 1422 BC; Joshua 2:1-24)

c. Joshua Instructs People (April 7-9, 1422 BC; Joshua 1:10-18)

d. Move Closer to Jordan (April 7, 1422 BC; Joshua 3:1)

e. Ark’s Importance (April 9, 1422 BC: Joshua 3:2-13)

2. CROSSING THE JORDAN (April 10, 1422 BC; Joshua 3:14-17)

a. Memorial Stones Placed (April 10, 1422; Joshua 4:1-18, Psalm 114:1-8)

b. Camp at Gilgal (April 10, 1422; Joshua 4:19-24; 5:1)

c. Circumcision (April 11, 1422 BC; Joshua 5:2-9)

d. Change of Food: First Passover in Canaan, Manna to Corn (April 14, 1422 BC – Joshua 5:10; April 15, 1422 BC – Joshua 5:11; April 16, 1422 BC – Joshua 5:12)

3. INVASION AND CONQUEST

a. Central Campaign (1422 BC)

(1) Conquest of Jericho (Joshua 6:1; 5:13-15; April 16-21, 1422 BC – Joshua 6:2-11; April 17, 1422 BC – Joshua 6:12-14; April 22, 1422 BC – Joshua 6:15-20)

(2) Rahab spared (m. Salmon) (Joshua 6:21-27; Matthew 1:5)

(3) Defeat at Ai, Achan’s Sin (Joshua 7:1-26)

(4) Victory at Ai (Joshua 8:1-29)

(5) Altar built at Mt. Ebal (Deuteronomy 27:4; Joshua 8:30-35)

(6) Gibeonite (Hivite) Treaty (Joshua 9:1-27; Judges 2:1-5)

b. Southern Campaign (1422 BC)

(1) Gibeon’s Long Day (Joshua 10:1-27)

(2) Other Victories (Joshua 10:28-43)

c. Northern Campaign 1421-1416 BC (Joshua 11:1-14)

d. Result of Conquests: Rest (Joshua 11:15-23)

e. Victories Reviewed (Joshua 12:7-24)

f. More Land Available 1416 BC (Joshua 13:1-6)

B. DIVISION OF CANAAN

1- DIVISION AMONG THE 9½ TRIBES (Joshua 13:7; 14:1-5)

a. Caleb’s Portion (Joshua 14:6-15; 15:13-19; Judges 1:20, 10-16; 1 Chronicles 6:56)

b. Israel’s First Sabbatical Year 1415 BC (Leviticus 25:4)

c. Judah’s Portion (Joshua 15:1-12, 20-63; Judges 1:21)

d. Joseph’s Portion (Portion taken from Levites, given to Ephraim/½ tribe Manasseh (Joshua 16:1-10; 17:1-18)

e. Tabernacle at Shiloh (Joshua 18:1)

f. Remaining Tribes (Joshua 18:2-10)

(1) Benjamin (Joshua 18:11-28)

(2) Simeon (Joshua 19:1-9; 1 Chronicles 4:28-33)

(3) Zebulun (Joshua 19:10-16)

(4) Issachar (Joshua 19:17-23)

(5) Asher (Joshua 19:24-31)

(6) Naphtali (Joshua 19:32-39)

(7) Dan (Joshua 19:40-48)

g. Joshua’s Portion (Joshua 19:49-51)

2- PORTIONS SET ASIDE

a. Cities of Refuge (Joshua 20:1-9)

b. Cities of the Levites (Joshua 13:14, 33; 21:1-42; 1 Chronicles 6:54-55, 57-81)

c. The Lord’s Faithfulness Fulfilled (Joshua 21:43-45)

d. 2 ½ Tribes Sent East of Jordan (Joshua 22:1-34)

C. ESTABLISHMENT OF JUDGES c. 1415 BC (Judges 2:16-19)

1. FIRST JUDGE - OTHNIEL

a. First Apostasy & Servitude (Mesopotamia) c. 1415 - 1407 BC (Judges 3:5-8)

b. Othniel Delivers (Served 40 years) c. 1407-1367 BC (Judges 3:9-10)

c. Birth of Boaz (son of Salmon/Rahab) 1396 BC

d. First Jubilee Year April 1, 1372 BC (Leviticus 25:10)

e. Joshua’s Farewell Address October 23, 1372 BC (Joshua 23:1-16; 24:1-28; Judges 2:6-7)

f. Death of Joshua (110 years) Late October 1372 BC (Joshua 24:29-31; Judges 2:8-9)

g. Joseph’s bones buried (Joshua 24:32)