Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on November 5, 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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Main Point:  God has mercy on people who don’t deserve mercy. He is faithful to keep his covenant promises to faithless people. So, receive his mercy and reflect his faithfulness.

1.  Fight [Joshua 9:1–2]
      A.  The First Response [Josh. 5:1]
      B.  The Fight Response [Josh. 9:1–2]

2.  Fraud [Joshua 9:3–13]
      A.  Gibeon’s Deception [Josh. 9:3–6; Deut. 20:10–16]
      B.  Israel’s Suspicion [Josh. 9:7]
      C.  Joshua’s Interrogation [Josh. 9:8]
      D.  Gibeon’s Affirmation [Josh. 9:9–13]

3.  Failure [Joshua 9:14–15]
      A.  God’s Counsel Neglected [Josh. 9:14; Num. 27:18–21; Prov. 3:5–6]
      B.  Gibeon’s Covenant Established [Josh. 9:15]

4.  Faithfulness [Joshua 9:22–27]
      A.  Israel’s Faithfulness [Josh. 9:16–21; 2 Sam. 21:1–9]
      B.  Joshua’s Faithfulness [Josh. 9:22–27; Ps. 84:10]
      C.  God’s Faithfulness [Josh. 11:18–20; Neh. 3:7; 7:25]