約書亞記 24

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1 示劍重述的恩惠約書亞在示劍召集以色列各支派,又把以色列的長老、首領、審判長都召了來,他們就站在面前。

2 約書亞對眾民:“耶和華以色列的這樣:‘古時你們的列祖,就是亞伯拉罕和拿鶴的父親他拉,在大那邊;他們事奉別的

3 我把你們的祖先亞伯拉罕,從大那邊帶來,領他走遍迦南地,使他的後裔增多,把以撒他;

4 又把雅各以掃以撒,把西珥以掃作產業;雅各和他的子孫卻埃及去。

5 我差派了摩西亞倫,藉著我在埃及所行的神蹟,用災疫擊打埃及,然把你們領出來。

6 我領你們的列祖離開埃及,他們去到邊;埃及人著戰車和馬兵,追趕你們的列祖直到紅

7 你們的列祖呼求耶和華,他就以黑暗隔開你們和埃及人,又使水復流淹沒了他們;我在埃及所行的事,你們都親眼見過;你們在曠野也許多日子。

8 我領你們到了約旦河東的亞摩利人的地,他們和你們爭戰,我把他們交在你們裡,你們就得了他們的地作產業;我也在你們面前把他們消滅。

9 那時摩押西撥的兒子巴勒起來攻擊以色列人;他派人把比珥的兒子巴蘭召了來,咒詛你們。

10 我不肯巴蘭的話,結果他反而一而再祝福你們;這樣,我就救了你們脫離他的

11 你們過了約旦河耶利哥耶利哥的居民與你們作戰,還有亞摩利人、比利洗人、迦南人、赫人、革迦撒人、希未人、耶布斯人,也跟你們作戰;我把他們都交在你們裡。

12 我派了黃蜂飛在你們前面,把亞摩利人的兩個從你們面前趕走,並不是用你的刀,也不是用你的

13 我賜你們的土地,不是你們勞苦開墾的;我賜你們的城市,不是你們建造的,你們卻在城中;你們享用的葡萄園橄欖園,也不是你們栽種的。’

14 勸勉眾民事奉耶和華“現在你們要敬畏耶和華,真誠地按著真理事奉他,把你們列祖在大那邊和在埃及事奉的除掉,去事奉耶和華

15 如果你們認為事奉耶和華不好,那麼今日你們就可以選擇你們所要事奉的:是你們列祖在大那邊事奉的呢,還是你們現在所亞摩利人之地的呢?至於我和父,我們必事奉耶和華。”

16 眾民回答:“我們絕對不會離棄耶和華,去事奉別的

17 因為耶和華我們我們我們的列祖,從埃及地為奴的家領出來,並且在我們眼前行了那些偉蹟;又在我們所行的一切上,和我們經過的一切民族中間,他都保護了我們

18 耶和華又把所有的民族和在這地的亞摩利人,都從我們面前趕走;所以我們必事奉耶和華,因為他是我們。”

19 約書亞對眾民:“你們不能事奉耶和華,因為他是聖潔的;他是嫉妒的,他必不赦免你們的過犯和惡。

20 如果你們離棄耶和華,去事奉外族人的,那麼在耶和華賜福給你們之,他必而降禍與你們,把你們消滅。”

21 眾民對約書亞:“不,我們必定事奉耶和華。”

22 約書亞對眾民:“你們選擇了耶和華,要事奉他,你們為自己作證吧。”他們:“我們願意作證。”

23 約書亞:“現在你們要除掉在你們中間外族人的,一心歸向耶和華以色列的。”

24 眾民對約書亞:“我們必事奉耶和華我們的,必從他的話。”

25 約書亞與眾民立約那一天,約書亞就與眾民立約,在示劍為他們訂立律例和典章。

26 亞把這些的律法上;又拿一塊石頭,立在耶和華聖所旁邊的橡樹

27 約書亞對全體人民:“看哪,這塊石頭可以向我們作證,因為它見了耶和華我們的一切;所以這塊石頭要向你們作證,免得你們否認你們的。”

28 於是約書亞打發眾民各自回到自己的地業去了。

29 約書亞逝世這些事以耶和華的僕人、嫩的兒子約書亞死了,那時他是一歲。

30 以色列人把他埋葬在他自己地業的境內,就是在以法蓮地上的亭拿.西拉,在迦實邊。

31 約書亞在世的日子,和約書亞死後,那些知道耶和華以色列人所行的一切事的長老還在世的日子,以色列人都事奉耶和華

32 附錄以色列人埃及帶出來的約瑟骸,葬在示劍的一塊田裡;這塊田是雅各從前用一塊銀子向示劍的父親哈抹的子孫那裡買來的;這塊田就成了約瑟子孫的產業。

33 亞倫的兒子以利亞撒也死了;以色列人就把他埋葬在基比亞,就是他兒子非尼哈在以法蓮地所得的產業。

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Exploring the Meaning of Joshua 24      

Napsal(a) Rev. Julian Duckworth

Joshua 24: The covenant at Shechem and the death of Joshua.

In the beginning of this final chapter, Joshua recounts God’s work for Israel in great detail, spanning the time before Abraham through Isaac and Jacob, the Israelites’ time as slaves in Egypt, and the exodus through the wilderness for many years, culminating with crossing the Jordan and taking Jericho.

Joshua then told the people of Israel that they were to choose whom they would serve: the gods of their fathers, or the Lord God of Israel. The people strongly affirmed that they would follow the Lord and be faithful to Him. They repeated this several times. Then Joshua told them that they were witnesses of their choice, and he renewed the covenant with them there, at Shechem. To mark the covenant, Joshua took a large stone and set it up as a witness to remind the Israelites of what they had sworn that day.

And after all of this, Joshua died, and was buried within his inheritance at Timnath Serah. Israel served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and continued to serve the Lord for some time after. And also Eleazar, the chief priest of Israel, died.

The bones of Joseph, which had been carried by Israel since they left slavery in Egypt, were then given their final resting place at Shechem in a plot of land originally bought by the family of Joseph.

The spiritual meaning of this chapter is all about commitment and devotion in our relationship with the Lord. Joshua’s review of events at the beginning is a reminder that the Lord leads us through life, with all its trials and blessings (see Swedenborg’s work, Heaven and Hell 18). In the work of regeneration, a high state of peace and of the Lord’s presence in us is followed by a state where we are in temptation and under attack from hell. In contrast, a state of temptation in which we stand firm and depend on the Lord leads to a state of trust, confidence, and the return of the Lord’s peace (see Swedenborg’s work, Arcana Caelestia 933[2]).

Our spiritual life involves many repeated choices. This is why it is significant that the Israelites repeated their promise to serve the Lord so many times. We may feel that our decision to follow the Lord is a final one, but the reality is that we uphold (or refute) this decision in our actions each and every day. We will need to choose time and time again, even though we believe we would always choose the Lord (see Swedenborg’s work, Divine Providence 321[5]).

A covenant is a formal agreement. Biblical covenants are between people and the Lord. The Lord will always honor his part in the covenant, and we are to ensure that we will honor our part. Spiritually, the covenant is about the empowerment in declaring our commitment to the Lord. ‘This I will do.’ There is no longer any uncertainty or vagueness about our commitment to God. It has been sealed (Arcana Caelestia 1038).

The fact that Joshua commemorates the covenant with a stone also has important spiritual significance for us. A stone represents the strength and durability of truth when it becomes a permanent factor in our life. Committing to follow the Lord’s truths gives us a sturdy foundation in life.

When a story in the Bible mentions death, it always reflects the changing of some state in us. When Joshua and Eleazar the priest die, it is like moving on from a state which has served us well into a new and different state. In our regeneration, the Lord wants us to keep exploring new thoughts and decisions, so that we are always progressing and never complacent (Arcana Caelestia 1382).

The mention of Joseph’s bones at the very end of the chapter is also very significant. These bones of Joseph stand for the continuity of the Lord’s truth, wisdom and providence with us and for us. They also stand for the preservation of all that happens in a person’s life. All of these events make us the people we are, and will always keep shaping our spirit (Arcana Caelestia 6592).

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巴蘭
The Children of Israel entered the country of Moab during their long journey from Egypt toward the land of Canaan. Moab's king, Balak, was afraid...


'To hearken to father and mother,' as mentioned in Genesis 28:7, signifies obedience from affection. 'To hearken,' as mentioned in Genesis 30:22, signifies providence. See...

祝福
The Lord is perfect love expressed as perfect wisdom. He created us so that He could love us, could give us love and wisdom of...


As with common verbs in general, the meaning of “come” in the Bible is highly dependent on context – its meaning is determined largely by...

耶利哥
Jericho' signifies instruction and also the good of life because no one can be instructed in the truths of doctrine but he who is in...

黃蜂
'Hornets,' as mentioned in Exodus 23:28, signify falsities of a tormenting and destructive kind, striking with formidable terror, or the dread of those who are...


A bow signifies falsity of doctrine destroying truth, and spear, the falsity of evil de­stroying good. (Jer. 6:23.)

土地
圣经中的“地球”可以表示一个人或一群志同道合的人,就像在教堂里一样。但是它专门指的是人的思想外部或群体的一般思想。如果天堂和大地同时被提及,那么心灵的内在和外在都是有意思的-阅读创作故事时要注意的事情。 “地球”是一个通用词,可以看作是其他特定词(如地面,田野或花园)的容器。当他们从圣经中学习真理,思考问题并试图将其应用于生活中时,这些都意味着一个升序的人。该系列作品代表了成为美好和明智的方式。 “地球”和“地面”是可以双向使用的术语,例如在撒种的寓言中(马太福音13:4-8)既有好的地面又有坏的地面,但是“田野”和“花园”是指头脑正在向美好的方向再生。 在《启示录》中,“地球”一词既被用作地面,因为我们以其自然意义使用它,也被用作群体的意义。本书中的动作发生在精神世界的中部地区,人们首先去过那里,他们被整理了出来。那里既有邪恶的人,也有善良的人,有时在教堂的尽头,邪恶会在做出伟大的判断之前产生巨大的影响。这种精神境界的水平被称为“地球”,巨龙被降落在该“地球”上(启12:9),而星辰掉落在其上(启12:4)。吞没巨龙洪水的“地球”是指教会中那些仍然诚恳的人,他们轻视巨龙的虚假洪水(启12:15)。

城市
In the ancient world cities were very nearly nations unto themselves – they existed within walls, with their own laws and customs, generally centered on...


In the ancient world cities were very nearly nations unto themselves – they existed within walls, with their own laws and customs, generally centered on...

建造
建造东西一般是指把各种比较简单的东西拼凑起来,做成一个有用的、比较复杂的结构,就像用木头或砖头盖房子一样,在圣经中通常是这样用的。在希拿地,人希望建造一座塔,在新约中耶稣建议聪明人要把房子建在石头上。但从代表意义上讲,意思是指建造一个精神和属灵的结构,就像教会的教义或灵性现实的个别概念在一个人的头脑中的个别概念。 建筑材料也是有代表性的。巴别塔是用砖头建造的,砖头是人造的石头,或者说是人造的 "真理",也就是 "真理 "不是来自神,而是人想出来的属灵的想法。聪明人要建造的房子是建立在天然的或 "神所造 "的岩石上,也就是来自于道的真理。

葡萄園
A vineyard signifies the church where the Word is, by which the Lord is known. (Apocalypse Revealed 650)

橄欖
'An olive,' as in Isaiah 17:6, signifies celestial remains. 'An olive' signifies love and charity, because 'the olive tree' signifies the celestial church, and so...


Many people were nomadic in Biblical times, especially the times of the Old Testament, and lived in tents that could be struck, moved and re-raised...

回答
一般来说,"回答 "是指一种属灵的接受状态。归根结底,这意味着接受主,主不断地试图将真正的想法和美好的愿望灌输到我们的心灵和思想中。它也可以是在我们的外在部分接受自己的内在部分的引导--承诺使我们的行动跟随我们更深的信仰。 在圣经中,"回答 "经常与 "说 "搭配在一起。在这些情况下,一般来说,它表示的是一种感知的程度加上接受的程度。这意味着你不仅能接受从主那里临到你的东西,而且还能看到它,认识到其中的真理,并认识到这里面的真理,这将使你的生活更加美好。

我們
Angels do give us guidance, but they are mere helpers; the Lord alone governs us, through angels and spirits. Since angels have their assisting role,...


The word "great" is used in the Bible to represent a state with a strong degree of love and affection, of the desire for good;...


These days we tend to think of "roads" as smooth swaths of pavement, and judge them by how fast we can drive cars on them....


In the Word three terms are used to mean bad things that are done. These three are transgression, iniquity, and sin, and they are here...


Swedenborg says that the Lord is the sun of heaven, and like the natural sun of our world shines on everyone, good or evil. What...

一天
"Day" describes a state in which we are turned toward the Lord, and are receiving light (which is truth) and heat (which is a desire...


"Day" describes a state in which we are turned toward the Lord, and are receiving light (which is truth) and heat (which is a desire...


(Rev. 10:9.) "And I went unto the angel, saying, give me the little book," signifies the faculty of perceiving the quality of the Word from...


'Word,' as in Psalms 119:6-17, stands for doctrine in general. 'The Word,' as in Psalms 147:18, signifies divine good united with divine truth. 'Word,' as...


In John 8:2-11, the Lord wrote twice on the ground, when the woman taken in adultery was brought to him, which signifies the condemnation of...

石頭
Stones in the Bible in general represent truths, or things we know concerning the Lord and what He wants from us and for us in...


Stones in the Bible in general represent truths, or things we know concerning the Lord and what He wants from us and for us in...

耶和華的
The Lord, in the simplest terms, is love itself expressed as wisdom itself. In philosophic terms, love is the Lord's substance and wisdom is His...

僕人
“Servant” literally means “a person who serves another,"" and its meaning is similar in reference to the spiritual meaninngs of the Bible. Our lives in...


Dead (Gen. 23:8) signifies night, in respect to the goodnesses and truths of faith.

死了
Dead (Gen. 23:8) signifies night, in respect to the goodnesses and truths of faith.


It's a landmark for a young child to count to 100; it sort of covers all the "ordinary" numbers. One hundred is obviously significant for...


Most places in Swedenborg identify “ten” as representing “all,” or in some cases “many” or “much.” The Ten Commandments represent all the guidance we get...

以法蓮
Ephraim was the second son born to Joseph in Egypt and was, along with his older brother Manasseh, elevated by Jacob to the same status...


'North' signifies people who are in obscurity regarding truth. North,' in Isaiah 14:31, signifies hell. The North,' as in Jeremiah 3:12, signifies people who are...

知道
Like so many common verbs, the meaning of "know" in the Bible is varied and dependent on context. And in some cases – when it...


'Long' and thence to prolong, refer to good.


骨头是强壮和支撑性的,为我们的身体提供了一个框架,使运动和行动成为可能。它们也是我们身体中最没有 "生命力 "的部分,它们的大部分结构是由矿物基质构成的。因此,它们代表着我们的精神构成中一个强大的、支持性的、功能性的、但天生近乎于死亡的部分:文字中所说的 "本体"。 本体是我们中感觉到生命是我们自己的一部分,感觉到我们的爱和我们的思想来自于我们自己。这是做人的一个重要而有力的方面;因为它,我们要承担起改革自己的思想和指导自己行动的责任,并感到有能力接近主。这就是 "强大的、支持性的功能 "的部分。但这种自我感觉也是错误的、受骗的,因为事实是,我们的生命来自于主,主是我们爱和思想的源头。这就是 "先天近乎死亡 "的部分。 如果我们只是跟随本体而不仰望主,就会把我们引向地狱般的境界,在这种境界中,我们认为自己是万能的,完全否定了主的存在。骨头,靠着自己的力量,会变得干枯,变脆,完全死亡。然而,如果我们承认主并跟随他,就像在骨头上装上肉,就像在骨头上装上了肉,就有了生命。在这种情况下,骨头--强壮、支持、保护、保护,并尽可能地活着--就代表了本体与智力的关系,也就是我们中把自己的思想视为自己的那部分,但又把它们转向主的那部分。骨头上的肉代表了本体的爱的一面,那部分人把我们的欲望当作自己的欲望,但又利用骨头提供的结构来服侍主。

示劍的
In Genesis 12:6, 'Abram’s passing through the land unto the place Shechem' signifies a new state of the Lord when the celestial aspects of love...

亞倫的
亚伦是摩西的兄弟。他象征着两件事,一是在出埃及记的前半部分,他是摩西的代言人,二是在大帐幕建成后,他被任命为大祭司之后。 在故事的第一部分中,摩西代表了道的真实面目,就像在天上所理解的那样,而亚伦则代表了道的外在意义,就像人在世上所理解的那样。这就是为什么他为摩西说话,耶和华对他说:"他要为你们作口,你们也要对他作神。"(出埃及记 4:16). 后来,当亚伦穿上他的礼服时(见利未记各章 8, 9他被任命为以色列的大祭司。在这个角色中,亚伦代表耶和华,代表神的善,而摩西代表耶和华,代表神的真理。

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 Blessings: Being a Good Neighbor
Blessings to say at mealtime.
Activity | Ages over 7

 Blessings: Hearing the Lord
Blessings to say at mealtime.
Activity | Ages over 7

 Books of Joshua and Judges Multiple Choice Review
Review events from the books of Joshua and Judges with a multiple-choice activity.
Activity | Ages 9 - 13

 Compare Joshua with Jesus
Complete a chart comparing Joshua and Jesus. Who were theys fighting? Where did they go? How did they show courage?
Activity | Ages 9 - 13

 Eleazar, Son of Aaron, the Priest
Coloring Page | Ages 7 - 14

 Following the Lord
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 Qualities of a Hero Review of Joshua and Judges
Identify heroes who showed courage, obedience to the Lord, strength and trust in the Lord. Choose additional qualities shown in Judges.
Activity | Ages 9 - 13

 Qualities of Joshua, Hero for the Lord
Identify stories in which Joshua demonstrates heroic qualities such as bravery, kindness, responsibility, loyalty, honesty, perseverance, strength and obedience.
Project | Ages 9 - 13

 Review of Joshua and Judges Crossword Puzzle
Review events from the books of Joshua and Judges by completing a crossword puzzle.
Activity | Ages 9 - 13

 Review Questions for the Book of Joshua
Review questions for the book of Joshua.
Activity | Ages 9 - 13

 The Renewal of the Covenant Diorama
Project | Ages 7 - 14

 We Will Serve the Lord (sheet music)
Song | Ages 4 - 14


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