Know Your Bible – February 4, 2015

Joshua

Unique and Unusual (Part 1)

The Gibeonites, fearing for their lives, appeared before Joshua dressed in old clothes, carrying dry, moldy bread, claiming they had come from a faraway land.  Joshua and the Israelite leaders “asked not counsel at the mouth of the Lord” (9:14) and agreed to a peace treaty.  When Joshua learned the truth, he honored his agreement with the Gibeonites – but made them slaves.

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