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PROPHECY IN THE HISTORICAL BOOKS A Paper Submitted to the Faculty of Louisiana Baptist University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy In Advanced Prophetics By Justin G. Prock Pyeongtaek, South Korea July 2016 PROPHECY IN THE HISTORICAL BOOKS Based upon Tim LaHaye’s numbers, the average amount of prophecy in the twelve “Historical” books of the Bible is 15.41%1., with the Book of II Chronicles having the most at 31% and the Book of Esther having the least at 1%. Regardless of how much prophecy is involved in these books, what is important is the history of people of Israel through the period of the Judges, the United Kingdom and the Divided Kingdom. Within that history, what is most important…show more content…
Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. (Joshua 1:1-2, 5, 9) So, God commanded Joshua to: (1) enter the Promised Land (Joshua 1:1-5:15), (2) conquer the Promised Land (Joshua 6:1-12:24), which included the Central Campaign (Joshua 6:1-8:25), the Southern Campaign (Joshua 9:1-10:43), and the Northern Campaign (Joshua 11:1-15), and (3) distribute portions of the Promised Land to the 12 tribes of Israel (Joshua 13:1-22:34), which included the land West of the Jordan (Joshua 1. Tim LaHaye et al., Tim LaHaye 's Prophecy Study Bible (Chattanooga, TN: AMG Publishers, 2001), 249, 277, 304, 309, 347, 378, 414, 447, 481, 524, 537, 556. 14:1-19:51), the Cities of Refuge (Joshua 20:1-9), the Cities of the Levites (Joshua 21:1-45), and the land East of the Jordan (Joshua 22:1-34). Joshua completes God’s work by informing the Israelites how to retain the Promised Land in two speeches (Joshua 23:1-24:28), which Joshua summed up this way, And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD…And Israel served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that over-lived Joshua, and which had known all the works of the LORD, that he had done for Israel
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