Analysis Of The Book ' The Holy Bible '

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There are twelve historical books in the Holy Bible. They include Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1st and 2nd Samuel, 1st and 2nd Kings, 1st and 2nd Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. They tell the story of Israel from the moment they were set free from slavery till when they had their own nation in the land of Canaan. There are different great lessons that these books teach us about God and some of them are going to be discussed here below.
The book of Joshua starts with the appointment of Joshua as the new leader of the people of God. He is given the order to cross the river of Jordan with the Israelites and to go live in the Promised Land. In this book, something that is very remarkable is how the Jews were able to defeat the city of Jericho without using any weapon. What it took was only to march around its walls blowing the trumpets; this only made its walls collapse. This teaches us that mighty armies do not bring victories, but obedience to God does. Throughout the life of Joshua, the people of God were faithful to God. As a result, they were able to win wars and to settle themselves into the conquered territories.
The book of Judges starts right after the death of Joshua. After he died, there was no one to lead the Israelites. Therefore, it was a time of disorder and chaos. The people have turned to their wicked ways such as the worships of gods and sexual misconduct. Consequently, God had to raise up a deliverer to awaken the people of God. From this book, we learn…
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