Walls of Jericho Resources
Free online resources based on the Biblical story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho. God gave Joshua the perfect plan for victory, and by faith, the walls of Jericho came down! Joshua’s story can be found in the Bible in Joshua. See below for links to sermons, songs, stories and entertaining sites for the Joseph & the walls of Jericho story.
Now Jericho was strongly fortified because of the Israelites—no one leaving or entering. The LORD said to Joshua, “Look, I have handed Jericho, its king, and its fighting men over to you. March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days. Have seven priests carry seven ram’s-horn trumpets in front of the ark. But on the seventh day, march around the city seven times, while the priests blow the trumpets. When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead.” – Joshua 6:1-5 <HCSB>
Joshua – Walls of Jericho Summary
Jericho, with its imposing walls, blocked the Children of Israel from possessing their Promised Land. There was no human way to breach the defenses, so God gave Joshua a plan that would require the collective faith of the entire army. Seven days later, Jericho was theirs.
Faith brought the walls down and faith saved the prostitute Rahab who had believed that God would deliver her and her entire family. After she saved Joshua’s spies, they told her to tie a scarlet rope in her window, foreshadowing the blood of Christ. Rahab and her entire family were spared and welcomed into the community.
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days. By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace. – Hebrews 11:30-31 <KJV>
Read the Walls of Jericho Story in five popular translations – AMP, KJV, HCSB, NIV, The Message:
Joshua – Key Events Related to the Battle of Jericho
Joshua 1 – Joshua takes command and God gives him the keys to success.
Joshua 2 – Joshua sends spies to Jericho and they are saved by Rahab.
Joshua 3 – The Jordan River dries up to allow the Children of Israel to cross on dry land.
Joshua 4 – God exalts Joshua in the eyes of the people.
Joshua 5 – The Commander-in-Chief of the Lord’s army visits Joshua.
Joshua 6 – The walls of Jericho fall down after seven days.
Why did the walls of Jericho fall?
Hebrews 11:30 tells us that faith brought those walls down. The Children of Israel marched around Jericho in silence, with only the trumpets sounding each day. As the soldiers marched, their faith grew. While they were silent, they were unable to start murmuring or doubting God’s plan. By the seventh day their faith was alive. They could see the victory and expected it. By the time they circled the city that seventh time, in their hearts they knew the city was theirs. Joshua gave the order to shout and every man let loose a victorious faith-filled shout that brought those walls right down. Faith spoken from the heart will still move any obstacle you’ll ever face in life.
Faith will still move mountains, bring down walls, heal you and remove all obstacles in your path.
Check out all the wonderful Christian content linked below and learn more about Joseph.
Children’s Bible Stories – Scriptures and Adaptations on the Walls of Jericho Story
Joshua Takes Charge – A slide show story of the Battle of Jericho
Joshua and the Crumbling, Tumbling Walls of Jericho – Simple version with short lesson
The Story of a Scarlet Cord – The story of Rahab
Joshua in: The Walls of Jericho – Brief version of the story
The Bible Story about Joshua and the Walls of Jericho – Another online story
Children’s Stories – Original Fiction Based on Joshua and the Walls of Jericho
The Story of the Walls of Jericho – The Jericho story as told by a mother to her child
Children’s Activities, Crafts, Coloring Pages, Music, Plays & Poetry for the Walls of Jericho Story
Joshua Battles Jericho – A short play and lesson
Jericho’s Wall Came Falling Down – A song sung to the Tune of “London Bridge is Falling Down”
Joshua Got a Plan from God – Another song sung to the tune of “London Bridge is Falling Down” – scroll down for other songs
Joshua & the Battle of Jericho – Preschool Bible Lesson Ideas and Sunday School Activities
J Is For Joshua – An activity page for little ones
Walls of Jericho Coloring Pages
Children’s Sermons & Lessons on Joshua and the Walls of Jericho
Walls of Jericho – A children’s story based on Joshua 6
Lesson: Going Into God’s Place – Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
Joshua and Jericho – A lesson based on Joshua 6:1-23
Devotions, Discussions & Sermons and Other Resources About Joshua and the Walls of Jericho
The Wall of Jericho DID Fall! – Scientists offer proof that the walls fell down. Written for kids.
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho – Additional resources
Joshua – Around The Walls Of Jericho – Additional resources
The Gospel in Joshua… The Story of Rahab – Examines the similarities between the Books of Joshua and Revelation.
Lessons From the Fall of Jericho – An outline of the walls of Jericho story
The Walls of Jericho – A devotion for growing Christians
Jericho: Does the Evidence Disprove or Prove the Bible? – Archaeological evidence from Jericho
The Walls of Jericho – Excavations of Jericho
The Ancient City of Jericho – A summary of Jericho’s history
The Faith of Israel – An exposition on Hebrews
Jericho – A modern and secular view of Jericho
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