Joshua’s Leadership Is Established

Transjordan tribes assent to Joshua with same response as to Moses at Sinai.1:12–18
“The Lord said to Joshua, ‘Today I will begin to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses, so I will be with you.’”3:7
The promise of 3:7 is fulfilled dramatically at the crossing of the Jordan River.4:14
Joshua’s encounter with the “commander of the Lord’s army” was like Moses’ encounter at the burning bush.5:13–15
The Lord was with Joshua, and his fame spread throughout the land.6:27
Joshua’s obedience brings victory in battle.11:15
“Joshua took the whole land.”11:23

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