Joshua and Jericho - Prayer of Jabez, Stay Close to Me (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Jabez (Prayer of Jabez)

Read Joshua 6:1-21

  • Who is Joshua? (Moses’ successor, he knew how important it was to stay close to God – look at Josh 24:15)
  • Would you agree with Joshua and his family and choose God?
  • Why was it important for Joshua to choose God?
  • What kind of a city was Jericho?
  • Could they walk right in and take over the city?
  • Why not?
  • What instructions did God give Joshua and his people? (Josh 6:3-5)
  • Why do you think they were told to just walk around the city?
  • What weapons were they going to use?
  • What was God teaching them?
  • What were they to do with the things they found in the city? (Josh. 6:18-19)
  • What happened on the seventh day? (Josh.6:20)
  • Who was saved from destruction? (Josh. 6:17, 23-25)
  • Did the spies keep their word to Rahab?
  • Why is it important to keep your promises?
  • What lessons did God want the Children of Israel to learn about conquering Jericho?