Understanding the Scriptures
|Host (v. 2)||Camp|
|Bearing (v. 3)||Carrying|
|Pass over (v. 6)||Cross the Jordan River|
|Magnify (v. 7)||Make great|
|Brink (v. 8)||Edge|
|Hereby (v. 10)||By this|
|The waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above (v. 13)||The Jordan River will stop flowing downstream.|
|They shall stand upon an heap (v. 13; see also v. 16)||The water upstream will be stopped and become higher, a place will open up for the armies of Israel to cross the Jordan River.|
|Brim (v. 15)||Edge|
|Failed (v. 16)||Stopped|
|Right against (v. 16)||Very close to|
|Clean (v. 17)||Completely|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Joshua 3–4.
Make a Journal Entry
Imagine you are watching the Levites carrying the ark. Write your journal entry for the day described in Joshua 3–4. Include how you feel about Joshua as a prophet of God.
How Does It Happen Today?
In what ways does the Lord help confirm to us today that the President of the Church is a prophet of God?
In Joshua 4, the Lord commanded Joshua to make a memorial of stones. Write in your notebook what you think a plaque placed on the memorial might say.