By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies in peace, did not perish with those who were disobedient.
Cross ReferencesJoshua 2:1
Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Acacia Grove, saying, "Go, inspect the land, especially Jericho." So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.
and said to them, "I know that the LORD has given you this land and that the fear of you has fallen on us, so that all the inhabitants of the land are melting in fear of you.
So the young spies went in and brought out Rahab, her father and mother and brothers, and all who belonged to her. They brought out her whole family and settled them outside the camp of Israel.
And Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her father's household and all who belonged to her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent to spy out Jericho. So she has lived among the Israelites to this day.
After spending some time there, they were sent off by the brothers in peace to return to those who had sent them.
In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute justified by her actions when she welcomed the messengers and sent them off on another route?
Chapter Outline1. What faith is.
6. Without faith we cannot please God.
7. The examples of faithfulness in the fathers of old time.
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