March 16 – The Day the Sun Stood Still

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Christy Jansma

The Gibeonites tricked the Israelites into forming a peace treaty. As a result, five kings of Canaan declared war against Gibeon. God promised to be with Joshua, and God fought for His people. Joshua asked God to keep the sun still until the battle was over—God did! This story points God saving His people in a greater way: God sent Jesus to fight the battle against sin.

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