Man versus Wall : An epic battle in the ancient times

Joshua and Jericho

 

This is a story about a man and a wall.

In our life, we encounter so many challenges. Sometimes, trying to conquer life challenges is very hard and almost impossible . These challenges will try to beat you to you knees. It will put you down, make you feel discouraged, and put you in despair. It is like a wall blocking our way towards our dream destination.

Have you ever had an experience where your problems are like walls trying to confine you? And pushing against that will is certainly a big suffering.

If you are a Bible reader, you may have already heard about man named Joshua and also the about the Wall of Jericho.

 

The Courageous Man

Joshua is a descendant of Abraham. Joshua came from the tribe of Ephraim which came from Joseph, the son of Israel.

He is just an ordinary man charge to take the leadership from Moses. Joshua has also weakness he needed to conquer.

God encouraged him. Several times in the Book of Joshua, we can read God instructed Joshua to be strong and be of good courage.

The Giant Wall

The first city they have to conquer is the city of Jericho. The city is protected by a giant wall. And with the resources Joshua have, it will be hard for them to take the wall down.

From the 1900s to the 1950s, several excavation was conducted to prove the existence of the wall. And the ruins found proved its existence.

Conquer the challenge

Joshua was commanded by the Lord to conquer the land of Canaan, including the city of Jericho. Jericho was surrounded by a great wall which protects the city from enemies.

 

 

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