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Kids Lesson: God Gave The People The Land (Joshua 7-9)


God Gave The People The Land (Joshua 7-9)

Joshua’s name means “The Lord is salvation.” God fought for Joshua and the Israelites, saving them and giving them victory over their enemies. Sinners can look to God for victory over sin and death.

Big Picture Question

What is a miracle? A miracle is something God does that usually cannot be done.

Key Passage

You are the God who works wonders; You revealed Your strength among the peoples.. - Psalm 77:14

  • You are (pump your fist in the air)
  • The God who works wonders (raise the roof)
  • You revealed (put hands in front of your eyes and pull them back, "revealing" your face)
  • Your strength (make muscles)
  • Among the peoples (put your arms in a circle like you are holding a globe)

Key Passage Song

Bible Story Video

Bible Story Summary

  • After Jericho, Israel eventually defeated Ai and made peace with Gideon.
  • Five kings decided to attack Gideon because they had made peace with Israel.
  • God promised to help Israel defeat the five kings.
  • God miraculously stopped the sun so Israel would have time to win the battle.

Coloring/Activity Page