Evans Church of Christ. Joshua. Ten Plagues Red Sea Mt. Sinai One of 12 spies Wandered in wilderness Led army to Jericho He was 110 years old God had never failed him God always kept his promises. Joshua. Joshua 24:1-15 History of how they arrived here
History of how they arrived here
“Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.” v.14
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
“and the people said unto Joshua, The Lord our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey.” v. 24
Joshua died at 110 years of age.
“And Israel served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that overlived Joshua, and which had known all the works of the LORD, that he had done for Israel.” Joshua 24:31
Every generation - Judges 2:10-11
“which knew not the Lord”
“Did evil” - served “Baalim”
Decisions affect our homes
Romans 12:1-2 “a living sacrifice”
One Generation away from Apostasy
Parents teach more by what they do than what they say !
“Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ” 1 Cor. 11:1
Children imitate parents:
Respect for God
Love of God
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
Parents do more good by being good than any other way !
Parents do more harm by being bad than any other way !
Small compromises lead to loss of respect
Say one thing
Compromise - - - believe nothing….
Hosea 4:6 “destroyed for lack of knowledge”
“I’m so glad to see you again.”
Joshua 24:15 “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”
Evans Church of Christ
515 Gibbs Road
Evans, Ga. 30809
Sunday Morning July 13, 2014