The Bible recording what needed to happen, God responding to a people for something new to come to earth. This involved land occupied and in the goings and comings, to be taken by this people, God's people.
Struggles over God engaging this way - before Christ-coming, and not-stated-like, thereon – can get transferred, . . .
God hates 'war'. Represents the opposite to creation/ing. Is the opposite… and death – over living. It becomes a righteous necessity, to be 'won by' and for, liberty and goodness. When those who lead, genuinely engage towards peace and have to fight – or; taken over, enslaved and be purged to death? God works with . . .
There's only one Jericho but two expressions, beyond any local or personal application. But a fortress surrounds us all. In the original, all and everyone inside mustn't be let out. We live 'in' one, that must be demolished and, as many inside saved from premature physical death, walls constructed towards . . .
Words and power. Moses the man of God pronounced...
When we speak with a certain intent, something, that may not-have… happens.
According to our views about God ranging from; non-existent, absent, present but distant, not-separate/at-all/in-all, all controlling and not-intervening or... active and responsive. Are . . .
The invisible lands of justice. The realm or sphere ('Kingdom') of God, requires Joshuas, to take what's given. God's to give. Ours to receive and to give…
Battles with unseen squatters, miscreants – driving for war, destruction on a world-wide order. Bankers behind, mercenaries . . .
Actually got a little something from interactions with people. A realise. A seen-evident but surprising, or at least – call for emphasis. Applies to all, but particularly for the struggle in believing God – or that much about… God.
Here sayeth: God is gentle.
A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering . . .
If you remain hostile… refuse to listen… and so it comes to God having to forcefully shape a people 'good' and right-with. Traditional Christian theology is clear, tomorrow's world couldn't be worse for all who refuse to turn and come to Christ. Not only that, but levels of obedience must be consistently met and this . . .