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Kids Lesson: God Encouraged Joshua (Joshua 1)


God Encouraged Joshua (Joshua 1)

God encouraged Joshua and promised to be with him as he led the Israelites into the promised land, where they would be victorious and find rest. We have victory over sin and rest for our souls in Jesus, who is with us always and leads us into the promised land of God’s kingdom.

Big Picture Question

What is the Bible? The Bible is God’s Word that tells us what is true about God and ourselves

Key Passage

Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path. -Psalm 119:105

  • Your word (Hold palms in front of chest like you're holding a book)
  • Is a lamp for my feet (Swipe hands out in a sunshine motion)
  • And a Light on my path (Put hands perpendicular to your face and bring down in front of you)

Key Passage Song

Bible Story Video

Bible Story Summary

  • God promised to be with Joshua as he led the Israelites just as God was with Moses.
  • God told Joshua to be strong and brave.
  • Joshua got God’s people ready to cross the Jordan River and take the land God promised them.

Coloring/Activity Page