1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to
Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ servant: 2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now
then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into
the land I am about to give to them - to the Israelites. 3 I will give you
every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses. 4 Your
territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the great river,
the Euphrates - all the Hittite country - to the Mediterranean Sea in the
1. Remember that GOD IS WITH YOU.
2. Remember that GOD KEEPS HIS PROMISES.
JOSHUA 1: 5; 9
5 No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I
was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake
9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be
afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you
wherever you go.”
1 You have searched me, LORD, and you know me. 2 You know
when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar
with all my ways. 4 Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD,
know it completely. 5 You hem me in behind and before, and you
lay your hand upon me. 6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too lofty for me to attain. 7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where
can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the
depths, you are there. 9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle
on the far side of the sea, 10 even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast. 11 If I say, “Surely the darkness
will hide me and the light become night around me,” 12 even the
darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day,
for darkness is as light to you.