Unformatted text preview: mentioned in Joshua Chapter 24 when he makes a covenant with the people to set up rules and laws for them at Shechem . In the book of Joshua, Israel fails to see the prosperity that God has brought upon them due to the covenant of Abraham . Israel has done evil in the eyes of the Lord so God handed over the Israelites to the raiders who took from them . The Israelites, now distressed, called upon God, which I take as a symbol that they want to turn back to God and repent for their sins . God then brings about the judges who saved them and God delivered his people ....
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- Fall '08
- Theology, Land of Israel, Moses, Promised Land, Canaan, Book of Judges