The Change Of Command
THE CHANGE OF COMMAND
Sermon in a Sentence: It is God Himself who raises up leaders for His people.
God Ordained Leadership- 1 Ki. 19:16;Jn. 20:21
[Joshua named Jesus- Acts 7:45;Heb. 4:8]
“There is no success without a successor”.
“Everything rises or falls upon leadership”.
I. Joshua was a Prepared Man.
A. Joshua was Prepared in His Character.
1. Joshua was a Faithful & Courageous Man. (Num. 14:6-10)
2. Joshua was a Wise Man. (De. 34:9)
3. Joshua was a Spirit Indwelt Man. (Num. 27:18)
4. Joshua was a Obedient Man. (Jos. 8:8)
5. Joshua was a Humble Man. (Ex. 33:11)
B. Joshua was Prepared by His Career.
1. In Egypt and at the Red Sea
2. On Mt. Sinai (Ex. 24:13)
3. In the Tabernacle (Ex. 33:11)
4. In Canaan as a spy (Num. 13:8)
5. On the Battlefield (Ex. 17:9-14)
II. Joshua was a Picked Man.
III. Joshua was a Man with Great Potential.
(Josh. 1:1-5;Jos. 11:23)
Joshua was successful and rewarded. (Jos. 11:23;19:29,30;Ju. 2:8)