The Book of Joshua - The Victorious Christian Life

You Cannot Sit On The Fence

#18 - Joshua 24 • September 3, 2017 • John Anderson

In his farewell address to Israel, Joshua reminds the people of their need for complete commitment to God and His Word. You cannot have divided loyalty to two gods. In his classic leadership style he proclaims, "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord!"

Final Thoughts From A Faithful Man

#17 - Joshua 23-24 • August 6, 2017 • John Anderson

This is the first part of a message that deals with Joshua, now an old man, teaching Israel how they must make it on their own when he is gone. God's work advances one person at a time, handing off the truth to another person.  Christianity is always just one generation away from extinction!

Dealing With Transitions

#16 - Joshua 22 • July 30, 2017 • John Anderson

The life or church that is growing and expanding is always in transition.  But we all know that change hurts!  It is often difficult.  In this passage from the book of Joshua we learn some great principles for dealing with the transitions in life.

The Cities of Refuge

#15 - Joshua 20 • July 23, 2017 • John Anderson

After Israel settled in the Promised Land, six cities of refuge were set up for those guilty of involuntary manslaughter.  These cities are a wonderful type of Jesus Christ, who is the refuge for every guilty soul.  He is the One we run to!

Fourth Quarter Christianity

#14 - Joshua 14:6-15 • July 16, 2017 • John Anderson

Winning Becomes A Habit

#13 - Joshua 10 and 11 • June 25, 2017 • John Anderson

A sovereign God is in control of all circumstances in our lives, but for us to live in spiritual victory, it requires that WE so some things. Learn how you can make winning a habit in your spiritual walk.

The Unparalleled Day

#12 - Joshua 10:1-14 • June 18, 2017 • John Anderson

Do you believe God wants to do powerful, miraculous things in your life?  He actually made the sun stand still for Joshua and the Israelites until they could avenge themselves upon their enemies.  To accomplish His purposes, this mighty power is available in your life today!

Don't Make A Deal With The Devil

#11 - Joshua 9 • June 11, 2017 • John Anderson

This episode from the life of Israel under the leadership of Joshua reminds us that we are always in spiritual warfare against the world, the flesh, and the devil. How easy it is to be deceived, but God gives a way to correct our defeats and get us back on track in our Christian walk.

Taking a City for God

#10 - Joshua 8 • June 4, 2017 • John Anderson

Israel had tried to take the little city of Ai using their own methods, and it failed miserably!  Now God instructs them on how to have victory over Ai using His method.  What does it take in our lives today to capture our city for Christ?  In this message, we'll learn that there's a difference between going to church and being the church!

How To Lose A Battle (pt2)

#9 - Joshua 7 • May 21, 2017 • John Anderson

In this most sober passage from God's Word, we'll see how God views our sin and how it affects the whole church. With regard to Achan, never has a man lost so much for so little!

How to Lose a Battle (pt1)

#8 - Joshua 7 • May 14, 2017 • John Anderson

Here is the story of Israel's first and only military defeat in the land of Canaan.  With all the promises of God assuring their victory, what were the factors that led to the little city of Ai routing the armies of Israel?

Conquering Stonrgholds

#7 - Joshua 5:13 - 6:27 • May 7, 2017 • John Anderson

Israel entered the Promised Land and immediately had to conquer the heavily fortified city of Jericho.  Through their story, we learn many lessons about how to conquer strongholds in our life and live victoriously in Christ.

Maturity Before Victory

#6 - Joshua 5 • April 30, 2017 • John Anderson

The children of Israel now have crossed into the Promised Land, and the first thing God does is to render the fighting males unable to make war! Why? He is teaching the great lesson that we are to be dependent upon God for everything in our Christian life. Maturity comes before victory. Learn the steps that are necessary to be mature and victorious in life's spiritual battles.

What Do These Rocks Mean?

#5 - Joshua 4 • April 23, 2017 • John Anderson

Maybe you've had your Red Sea crossing - you've obtained salvation by the grace of God and the sacrifice of Jesus. But have you crossed the Jordan? Have you entered the land of living a Spirit-filled and victorious Christian life? Well, if you have, there are some memorials along the way; some high points you can point to that demonstrated the faithfulness and power of God.

Old Truths For New Challenges

#4 - Joshua 3 • April 9, 2017 • John Anderson

The Christian life is a call to follow Jesus!  What a great picture of Christ we see in the Old Testament ark of the covenant.  We don't have to know the when, where, and why in life; we just need to keep our eyes of faith on the ark, the Lord Jesus Christ, and move forward by faith at His command!