Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast

Arise

“From the Hall of Shame to the Hall of Fame”

Joshua 2:1-24

 

  1. Real faith

 

  1. Is shown in words

 

The Lord your God, he is God in the heavens above and on the earth beneath” (Joshua 2:11b).

 

  1. Is shown in works

 

And in the same way was not also Rahab the prostitute justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way? For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead” (James 2:25-26).

 

  1. Reasoned faith

 

For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan . . .” (Joshua 1:10a).

 

  1. Is based on words about God

 

  1. Is based on the works of God

 

  1. Rewarded faith

 

  1. Is given life

 

“But Joshua spared Rahab . . .” (Joshua 6:25a).

 

  1. Is given a legacy

 

“And Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David the king” (Matthew 1:5-6

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