Table of Contents

 

Introduction

Title

Date and Writer

Scope

Theology

Outline

Message

Exposition

I. THE CONQUEST OF THE LAND chs. 112

A. Preparations for entering Canaan chs. 12

1. God's charge to Joshua 1:1-9

2. Joshua's charge to Israel 1:10-18

3. The spying out of Jericho ch. 2

B. Entrance into the land 3:15:12

1. Passage through the Jordan chs. 34

The crossing of the river ch. 3

The memorial of the crossing ch. 4

2. Circumcision and celebration of the Passover 5:1-12

C. Possession of the land 5:1312:24

1. The conquest of Jericho 5:136:27

2. Defeat at Ai ch. 7

3. Victory at Ai 8:1-29

4. Renewal of the covenant 8:30-35

5. The treaty with the Gibeonites ch. 9

6. Victory over the Amorite alliance at Gibeon 10:1-27

7. Other conquests in southern Canaan 10:28-43

8. Conquests in northern Canaan 11:1-15

9. Summary of Joshua's conquests 11:1612:24

The conquest of the land 11:16-23

The slaughter of the eastern kings 12:1-6

The slaughter of the western kings 12:7-24

II. THE DIVISION OF THE LAND chs. 1321

A. The land yet to be possessed 13:1-7

B. The land east of the Jordan 13:8-33

C. The land west of the Jordan chs. 1419

1. The rationale for the allotments 14:1-5

2. Caleb's inheritance 14:6-15

3. Judah's inheritance ch. 15

Judah's boundaries and Caleb and Othniel's inheritances 15:1-20

The towns in Judah 15:21-62

4. Joseph's inheritance chs. 1617

5. Survey of the remaining land 18:1-10

6. The inheritance of the remaining tribes 18:1119:51

The inheritance of Benjamin 18:11-28

The inheritance of Simeon 19:1-9

The inheritance of Zebulun 19:10-16

The inheritance of Issachar 19:17-23

The inheritance of Asher 19:24-31

The inheritance of Naphtali 19:32-39

The inheritance of Dan 19:40-48

The inheritance of Joshua 19:49-50

The conclusion of the allotment 19:51

D. The special cities chs. 20:121:42

1. The cities of refuge ch. 20

2. The cities of the Levites 21:1-42

The casting of lots 21:1-8

The priests' towns 21:9-19

The other Kohathites' towns 21:20-26

The Gershonites' towns 21:27-33

The Merarites' towns 21:34-42

E. The faithfulness of God 21:43-45

III. JOSHUA'S LAST ACTS AND DEATH chs. 2224

A. The return of the two and one-half tribes to their inheritances ch. 22

B. Joshua's farewell address to the Israelites ch. 23

1. A reminder of past blessings 23:1-13

2. A warning of possible future cursing 23:14-16

C. Israel's second renewal of the covenant 24:1-28

1. Preamble 24:1

2. Historical prologue 24:2-13

3. Covenant stipulations 24:14-24

4. Provisions for the preservation of the covenant 24:25-28

D. The death and burial of Joshua and Eleazar 24:29-33

Conclusion

Appendix

Bibliography