Rahab's Journey

the first pathway that they came to. When it became dark the gates closed, and the men were locked out of the gate. Before the men fell asleep, Rahab came up to them on the roof to talk to them. They had more privacy on the roof and no one would have likely heard their conversation. She realized that the spies did not come for the normal favors, but they told her about God and all He had done for them. Rahab trusted the spies and told them that after she had heard all about their God, that she believed that their God is the God in heaven above and earth below. She also told them that she also believed that their God had given them the land and that they (Canaanites) were all in fear because of them. Note, she was the only one …show more content…
They told her to leave the scarlet rope hanging out of her window so the Israelite army would know that it was her that helped them when they return. They also told her when they return to make sure she gathered all of her family into her house. If anyone went out they would be killed. She had to now live in her city until the spies returned, knowing if the king found out that she had betrayed her city and lied that they would destroy her. She not only lied but she had no longer had a heart for the pagan life, she now had faith that there is a God that is above the gods of Canaan. She risked her life and the lives of her family because she did not want to live a life of sin anymore. She became the first Canaanite to convert to believing in the Israelites God. The spies returned to Joshua, the son of Nun, and told him all that had happened. They told him that they too, know that God will deliver the land into their hands. Joshua told the Israelites to sanctify themselves, that God would soon do wonders among them the following …show more content…
They live in sin, sell their bodies, and worship false idols. One thing about living in a poor society is people think they have to do what ever it takes to survive . People have been so deceptive when it comes to money. Money has such a control over people’s lives, they think they have to have it in order to survive. People do awful things in order to get money. Women selling their bodies for cash is the number one way that people choose. But this is how Satan tricks you into his world. He makes you feel powerful when you have money. So when you run out, you feel that you can’t survive. This is the biggest way to go to hell. Sin! People that live in poverty think money will get them out of their situation, but that’s not true. God will. God provides us with everything we need. It states in the book of Philippians chapter four verse nineteen that “But my God shall supply all your NEED, according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus ”. God has everything we could ever need or desire. He accepts us for who we are, regardless of the sin that we committed, and forgives us. He makes us whole. He can change us, like He changed Rahab from being a sinful Harlot to one of His own people. God can change the most sinful, unclean person to a person that’s clean and has a pure

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