The Israelites would have many lessons to learn and relearn through the centuries, from the Lord their God, but if they had simply learned and passed on to their children the lessons learned at Jericho then they could have avoided many of the problems they would face later.
What did God teach Israel at Jericho? They are lessons appropriate for Christians and the church today.
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“Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants I will give this land.” God first made this promise as recorded in Genesis 12:7, it is later repeated it in chapter 15:18. This Promised Land was “from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates.”
The Bible teaches that this promise was fulfilled. “So the LORD gave to Israel all the land of which He had sworn to give to their fathers, and they took possession of it and dwelt in it. The LORD gave them rest all around, according to all that He had sworn to their fathers. And not a man of all their enemies stood against them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand. Not a word failed of any good thing which the LORD had spoken to the house of Israel. All came to pass” (Josh 21:43-45; see also 1 Kings 4:21; 8:56).
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