Joshua 23-24

What is Joshua said to have done after he had become advanced in years?

By what motives does he exhort them to be steadfast in God's service?

Against what does he solemnly warn them, and with what sanctions? v. 11—16.

Where did he convene the Elders a second time, in order to enforce upon them his final admonitions? ch. 24. 1.

Does his conduct in this respect resemble that of Moses in the closing part of his life?

What historical facts does he recite introductory to his exhortations? v. 2—13.

To what duties does he endeavor to urge the people, and what does he say of his own resolution? V. 14, 15.

What do the people answer him? v. 16—18.

What was Joshua's reply, and what did he intend by it? N. B. His design was by no means to deter them from those solemn engagements, but by exhibiting the holy and sin-avenging character of the God with whom they had to do, to impress their minds as deeply as possible with the real nature of their vows, and with the fearful consequences of disobedience and apostacy. Their professed zeal and forwardness gave him peculiar advantages for this purpose, of which he wisely avails himself.

What did he say to them when the people still professed their determination to persevere in obedience? v. 22, 23.

By what solemn act were these exhortations and stipulations concluded and ratified? v.25.

How was the affair recorded?

At what age did Joshua die, and where was he buried?

What was the character of that generation of the children of Israel compared with others before and after them? N. B. Probably the best on the whole of any during the whole period of their history.

What did they do with the bones of Joseph?

Where was Eleazer buried?

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