Formation Summer Resources



Scripture: Joshua 6:1-12

Resource Questions for Reflection
Adult Resource Read: Was Jacob right to take Esau’s blessing? -Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

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As the Israelites entered the Promised Land, they received unexpected instructions for conquering Jericho: March around the city in silence for 6 days and on the 7th day, shout and the walls will come down. It must have been difficult to follow those orders, but the pause (of 6 days) might have allowed them to better see God at work in their coming victory. How might we take a pause to see God’s work in our lives?
Youth Resource Read a sermon  In the story of Jericho we often learn about the walls tumbling down. Holding this sermon’s message in the same context, how might we knock down the barriers holding us from practicing Jesus’ practice of hospitality in our lives? What do you think of the question at the end of the sermon, “Is there mutuality at the heart of our hospitality?”
Child Resource Watch and learn about the walls of Jericho How does it make you feel to know that God is faithful to keep His promises?  How has God been faithful in your life?




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