Sermon preached by Matthew DelValle on October 1, 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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Big Idea:  God sets apart his people for the mission of displaying his holiness through celebratory traditions.

1.  The Mark [Joshua 5:1–9]
      A.  The Failed Courage of Canaan [5:1]
      B.  The Flint-Knife Circumcision of Israel [5:2–3]
      C.  The Faithless Circumcised Generation [5:4–6]
      D.  The Faithful Covenant God [5:7–9]
      E.  Applications:
            1)  A New Circumcision Needed [Deut. 30:6; Col. 2:11–13]
            2)  A New Opportunity Given
            3)  A New Covenant Mark Applied

2.  The Meals [Joshua 5:10–12]
      A.  Observing the Passover [5:10]
      B.  Eating the Unleavened Bread [5:11]
      C.  Ceasing of Manna for the Crops of Canaan [5:12]
      D.  Applications:
            1)  The Meals are a Memorial & Motivation [Exod. 12; 1 Cor. 5:6–8]
            2)  The Mark Precedes the Meal [Exod. 12:48]
i.  Believer’s Baptism Fulfills OT Water Baptisms
ii.  The Lord’s Supper Fulfills Israel’s Passover
iii.  Water Baptism and Passover Were Paired in the OT
iv.  Water Baptism and the Lord’s Supper Should Be Paired Today

            3)  The Meals Point to a Greater Meal [Luke 22:18; Rev. 19:9]

3.  The Man [Joshua 5:13–15]
      A.  The Mystery of the Warrior [5:13–14a]
      B.  The Message of the Warrior [5:14b–15]