This chapter concludes the life and reign of Joshua, in which we have, I. The great care and pains he took to confirm the people of Israel in the true faith and worship of God, that they might, after his death, persevere therein. In order to this he called another general assembly of the heads of the congregation of Israel (Josh. 24:1) and dealt with them. 1. By way of narrative, recounting the great things God had done for them and their fathers, Josh. 24:2-13. 2. By way of charge to them, in consideration thereof, to serve God, Josh. 24:14. 3. By way of treaty with them, wherein he aims to bring them, (1.) To make religion their deliberate choice; and they did so, with reasons for their choice, Josh. 24:15-18. (2.) To make it their determinate choice, and to resolve to adhere to it, Josh. 24:19-24. 4. By way of covenant upon that treaty, Josh. 24:25-28. II. The conclusion of this history, with, 1. The death and burial of Joshua (Josh. 24:29, 30) and Eleazar (Josh. 24:33), and the mention of the burial of Joseph’s bones upon that occasion, Josh. 24:32. 2. A general account of the state of Israel at that time, Josh. 24:31.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Try Bible Gateway Plus, a brand-new service that lets you experience Bible Gateway free of banner ads! It also gives you instant access to over 40 Bible study and inspirational devotional books, including the NIV Study Bible. With Bible Gateway Plus, you can experience and understand God's Word in life-changing new ways, without the distraction of ads. Try it free for 30 days—you can cancel at any time. Following your 30-day free trial, Bible Gateway Plus is only $3.99/month.