OPEF – Joshua

Small Group Discussion Guide

Sermon Series: Ordinary People – Extraordinary Faith
Sermon Title:

Where is the Promiseland for Christ followers?


What one thing kept 10 of the 12 spies from entering the Promiseland?

That one essential thing keeps many out of the Kingdom of God today!

Bring the Word

Truth to Remember:

God is Faithfully at Work to Bring His People into the Promiseland!

A. Joshua – The Courageous

Read Numbers 14:30

Reality is the 12 spies saw the same thing, but two of the twelve

had a different perspective! What was that perspective?

Our prayer today – Ask God to change your perspective not your circumstances!

TRUTH – There is a battle for the narrative today!

Faith, not Fear gets You and Me into the Promiseland!

B. Joshua – The Commission

Read Numbers 11:4-6

What were the people craving?

Read Numbers 11:11-15

What was Moses’ misery? What was Moses’ burden of leadership?

Read Numbers 27:15-17

What did Moses request of God? Why do sheep need a Shepherd?

Read Numbers 27:18-20, 22-23

What did God say to Moses?

Joshua was given (possessed two important things (spirit(18), and authority-anointing(20).

Why are spirit and authority important for spiritual leadership?

Truth = Moses (the LAW) can’t get the people to the Promiseland!

Only Joshua-Yeshua, could lead people to the Promiseland!

Bring it Home:

Personal Applications:

Read John 3:16, 14:6

What do these two verses communicate about mankind’s condition and salvation?

Truth is Jesus-Yeshua is the one and only way to the Promiseland! (Heaven-Eternal Life!)

Read Ephesians 2:8-9

What is the essential for salvation in this verse? Sola Fide!

Close it out:

What was your one compelling take-a-way this week?

Let’s Pray

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