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Defeat on the Heels of Victory

Artwork for Changing Wanderers into Worshippers: From the Exodus to the Promised Land

Make no mistake, private sins always have public consequences. Personal transgressions always cause community discord.

Just after God’s miraculous victory at Jericho, Joshua discovered that Achan’s secret sin hindered the Israelites’ mandate from God.

Chuck Swindoll walks us through this sobering passage, Joshua 7, teaching us to turn to God for strength during times of temptation so we can walk with God with a pure heart.