Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now the Lord was going before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel day or night.
No one will be able to resist you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not abandon you or leave you alone.
Through all that they suffered, he suffered too. The messenger sent from his very presence delivered them. In his love and mercy he protected them; he lifted them up and carried them throughout ancient times.
teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
You must fight until the Lord gives your countrymen victory as he did you and they take possession of the land that the Lord your God is giving them on the other side of the Jordan River. Then each of you may return to his own territory that I have given you."
The Lord made them secure, in fulfillment of all he had solemnly promised their ancestors. None of their enemies could resist them.
Now the Lord your God has made your fellow Israelites secure, just as he promised them. So now you may turn around and go to your homes in your own land which Moses the Lord's servant assigned to you east of the Jordan.
A long time passed after the Lord made Israel secure from all their enemies, and Joshua was very old.
So I made a vow in my anger, 'They will never enter into the resting place I had set aside for them.'"
The Lord said to his people: "You are standing at the crossroads. So consider your path. Ask where the old, reliable paths are. Ask where the path is that leads to blessing and follow it. If you do, you will find rest for your souls." But they said, "We will not follow it!"
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken afterward about another day.
But Noah found favor in the sight of the Lord.