Faithlife Sermons

You Need to Know!

Sermon  •  Submitted
0 ratings

The youth have an obligation to learn.

Judges 2:8–10 NET
8 Joshua son of Nun, the Lord’s servant, died at the age of one hundred ten. 9 The people buried him in his allotted land in Timnath Heres in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash. 10 That entire generation passed away; a new generation grew up that had not personally experienced the Lord’s presence or seen what he had done for Israel.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible Timnath-heres, Timnath-serah

Timnath-heres, Timnath-serah. The city that Joshua, the son of Nun, asked for and which was given to him as his inheritance when the land was divided among the tribes of Israel (Jos 19:49, 50; here the name is given as Timnath-serah). Joshua rebuilt the city and settled there. When Joshua died, he was buried on the property located “in the hill country of Ephraim, north of the mountain of Gaash” (Jos 24:30).

That entire generation passed away;* a new generation grew up** that had not personally experienced the Lord’s presence
* tn Heb “All that generation were gathered to their fathers.”
** tn Heb “arose after them.”
Biblical Studies Press. (2005). The NET Bible First Edition; Bible. English. NET Bible.; The NET Bible (Jdg 2:10). Biblical Studies Press.
Who was that generation?
Those who had lost hope
400 mile trip took 40 years that should have taken less than forty days
Who makes up the new generation?
Those who had no frame of reference as to good times in God
Related Media
Related Sermons