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“Sin that Lost a War”  Joshua 7:1

May 31, 2020

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“Sin that Lost a War” 

Joshua 7:1

May 31, 2020

 

“But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things, for Achan the son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the devoted things.  And the anger of the LORD burned against the people of Israel. Joshua 7:1 ESV

 

A.  The Underlying Cause of Sin:  Josh. 7:6-11a

 

  • Israel’s sin was______________.

           1.  Marked first of all by_________.  Josh. 7:3

                 Prov. 16:18

           2.  The child of pride is_______________.

                 Song 2:15

           3.  The grandchild of pride is______________.

                Eph. 6:11, 18

 

  • Achan’s sin was_______________.  Josh. 7:20-21

           Ex. 20:17

 

B.  The Unfailing Curse of Sin:  Josh. 6:18; Ps. 37:35

 

  • Notice what Achan’s sin caused:

 

     1.  It __________________God. Josh. 7:9

     2.  It brought ____________to his brothers. 

                Josh. 7:12; 1 Cor. 12:14, 26

      3.  It brought____________ to his parents.  Josh. 7:1

      4.  It brought ________to his children.

           Josh. 7:24-25

     

C.  The Inevitable Consequences of Sin:

 

        1.  The ultimate ____________of sin.  Josh. 7:18

              Num. 32:23; Rom. 14:11-12

         2.  The ultimate ___________ of sin.  Josh. 7:19-20

         3.  The ultimate ____________of sin.  Josh. 7:26

 

                          LIFE APPLICATION

 

Imagine something that didn’t happen…Prov. 28:13