Understanding the Scriptures
|Minister (v. 1)||Servant, assistant|
|Tread (v. 3)||Walk|
|Stand before (v. 5)||Overcome, defeat, or replace|
|Forsake (v. 5)||Turn away from|
|Shalt not depart out of thy mouth (v. 8)||Always in your mind|
|Meditate therein (v. 8)||Think about it|
|Dismayed (v. 9)||Discouraged|
|On this side (vv. 14–15)||East of|
|Pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour (v. 14)||Have the great soldiers march in front of the people with their weapons.|
|According (v. 17)||Just|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you study Joshua 1.
Be Strong and Courageous
Find the verses where the Lord told Joshua to be strong and have courage. You may want to highlight them in your scriptures.
Write about how you can be strong and of good courage.
Scripture Mastery—Joshua 1:8
In your notebook, draw a poster that you think would best represent the message of Joshua 1:8. Make sure your poster includes what we should do with the scriptures (the book of the law) and what blessings are promised if we do.
How Would You Feel?
How important is it to a prophet for his people to sustain him?
If you could speak briefly to the prophet of the Church today, what would you say about how you are trying to sustain him?
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