Text Verses “.....and there arose another generation who knew not the Lord.”
Two or three million Jews had crossed Jordan with Joshua. This was a spiritual highlight in the life of every person in that accomplishment.
They had seen God’s power and God’s wonder all throughout the conquest of Canaan. Now 26 years later they are atheistic. What happened?
I. THEY FAILED IN THEIR TEACHING. Vs. 10. .....knew not the Lord.’
A. Parents were commanded by Jewish law to teach their children.
B. Someone failed to carry the message on.
C. What has happened in our society today?
D. If we fail in our teaching we give birth to an atheistic generation.
II. THEY FAILED III THEIR TESTIMONY
“..knew not the works He had done for Israel. vs. 10.
A. A testimony lives as long as it is told.
B. We must restate our doctrinal position over and over.
Restating will keep people stationary and solid.
III. THEY FAILED IN THEIR TECHNIQUES.
The judicial government was new to them and they didn’t hearken to it. They tried to hang on to tradition.
Let it not be said of this ministry 26 years from now — “There arose another generation which knew not the Lord.”
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Posted by Dr Dave Noffsinger at 10:04 AM