God’s Grace in Connection with the Gibionites
Victory at Ai
God’s Grace at the defeat of Ai
Defeat at Ai was redemptive
The spoils (the glory) belongs to the Lord.
Israel acted unfaithfully to the Lord and sinned, not giving the glory to the Lord at the His victory at Jericho. The spoils belong to the Lord.
The battle at Jericho was the Lord’s victory, won through Joshua’s weakened army as a picture to show us that the battle is always the Lord’s and our real battle is with the Canaanites within us.
We have Jesus who is the Captain of the host of the LORD. Who are the ‘host’?
Joshua meets the Angel of the Lord with a sword drawn in His hand… (this is also available on YouTube.com)
The miracle of the manna ceased after the Israelites crossed over the Jordan River to the Promised Land….