Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on August 27, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Delphi, Indiana. ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠First Baptist Church⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ is an evangelical church in Delphi, Indiana helping people find and follow Jesus. Our mission is to declare God’s truth, disciple God’s people, delight in God’s Son, and display God’s glory. Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:30am. Sunday School begins at 9:30am. We gather at 103 S. Indiana Street, Delphi, Indiana 46923.

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Context:  The story of God’s kingdom: God’s people in God’s place under God’s rule.

Structure:  Trusting God as God’s people . . .
      abar – ENTER the Promised Land (Joshua 1–5)
      laqakh – TAKE the Promised Land (Joshua 6–12)
      khalaq – DIVIDE the Promised Land (Joshua 13–21)
      ‘abad – SERVE the Lord in the Promised Land (Joshua 22–24)

Main Point:  Trust in God’s faithful savior to lead God’s people to land and rest.
      1.  The God Who Leads His People into the Land [1–5]
      2.  The God Who Fights for His People in the Land [6–12]
      3.  The God Who Gives His People Rest in the Land [13–21]
      4.  The God Who Commands His People’s Worship in the Land [22–24]

      1.  Trusting as God’s People – In Christ and with the Spirit
      2.  Trusting God’s Faithful Savior – Joshua and Jesus
      3.  Trusting God for Land – Hope of Heaven and the Fear of Hell
      4.  Trusting God for Rest – Fighting Sin and Resting in Jesus