Joshua

Joshua 1‑24  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 10
(Jehovah the Savior, in Greek “Jesus”)
Conquest and dependence to maintain the establishing of Israel in the promised land by the way of Jordan (death and resurrection with Christ as in Col.); and Gilgal, (the place of power, by “no confidence in the flesh” but “strong in the Lord and the power of His might” through self-judgment); circumcision (Col. 2:1111In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ: (Colossians 2:11)) and conflict (Eph. 611Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11)) testing their obedience and dependence to conquer and maintain in divine power. It is the Ephesians of the Old Testament.
B.C. 1451-1427, a period of 26 years.
Author, evidently Joshua, excepting the last five verses, probably added by Ezra.