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When the children of Israel crossed over the Jordan River to enter the Promised Land, Joshua instructed the men to construct a monument from rocks taken from the Jordan River. This monument was to remind them how God brought them into the Promised Land, and when their children asked what it was for, they were to explain to them how their God had kept His promise to bring them into a land of their own.
A notable character in this colorful story is the harlot Rahab, a citizen of the city of Jericho. Rahab helped the Israelites spies escape, securing the lives of her family members when Jericho collapsed. The conversation between Rahab and the spies is quite an interesting part of the story.
She said to them, “I know the LORD will give you this land. Your presence terrifies us. All the…
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