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5/7b Joshua’s Story in the Covenant for the Promised Land

Published on June 6, 2012
By Susanne

In our first post on the Covenant with Joshua and Jehovah Nissi, we set out the journey of the nation from slavery to wandering in the wilderness for 40 years.  We now come to the point in our story when the slavery generation has left the scene to the next generation.  It is this second generation out of Egypt that await the entrance to their Promised Land.  They stand in anticipation of their next great adventure.

We take up this point in history with Joshua’s story:

“So the day has arrived….after 40 years of wandering, listening to these hard-hearted unbelieving people.  They were no longer slaves in Egypt but teaching slaves how to be free is another thing!

“So here we stand.  Our great leader, Moses brought the people into the valley between two mountains.