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The Lord who is present

Joshua 1

The power of presence

1. The absence of Moses (1:1-2)

Deut 34:10-12

 

2. The promise of the presence of the Lord (1:3-5)

 

 

3. The power of the presence of the Lord for Joshua (1:6-18)

 

Joshua 23:1-3, 6-8

 

4. The power of the presence of the Lord for us. Hebrews 13:5-6

 

Rev 21:3-4

 

Be strong and courageous

... God has said,

"Never will I leave you;
Never will I forsake you."

So we say with confidence,

"The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?"