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Luke Lesson 2 Rahab by panniuniu

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									                                           Lesson 2
                                    Rahab and the Two Spies
                                         Joshua 2:1-24

 Questions

1. What secret mission did Joshua give the two spies and where did they go (2:1)?


2. What did Rahab do with the two spies and what did she tell the king about their location
(2:2-7)?


3. What did Rahab say about the Lord that demonstrated her faith in him (2:8-11)?


4. What did Rahab request of the two spies (2:12-14)?


5. How did the two spies escape from Jericho (2:15-16)?


6. What three conditions did Rahab have to keep in order to save her family (2:17-21)?


7. What did the two spies say about the Lord and the inhabitants of the land upon their return to
Joshua (2:22-24)?


 Digging Deeper

1. Where is Shittim located (2:1)? When did the children of Israel arrive at Shittim and what
were some of the events that took place there prior to this story?


2. What kind of city was Jericho and where was it located (2:1)?


3. What NT scriptures speak about Rahab and what do we learn about her from these passages
(2:1)?


4. Was it right for Rahab to lie under these circumstances (2:4)? How can Rahab be described as
a woman of faith (Heb. 11:31 and James 2:25) when she was a harlot and a liar?


5. Why did Rahab have flax on her roof (2:6)?
6. Where in the OT had the Lord promised the Israelites that the people of the land would fear
them (2:9,24)?


7. What OT scriptures speak about the events mentioned in Joshua 2:10?


8. How did the report of the two spies (2:24) differ from the report of the ten spies in
Numbers 13?


 Applications for Today

1. A person with a sordid past like Rahab can change and do great things for the Lord (2:1;
  1 Cor. 6:9-11; 1 Tim. 1:13-16).

2. Faith in the Lord should cause one to fear the Lord (2:8-11; 2 Cor. 7:1; Heb. 12:28-29).

3. Let us all confess, like Rahab, that the Lord is God in heaven and on earth (2:11; Eph. 4:6).

4. Do you want the “scarlet thread” of salvation to hang from your home showing that you want
everyone in your household to be saved by the blood of Jesus (2:18,21; Eph. 1:7)?

5. The Lord keeps his promises (2:24; Tit. 1:2).

								
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