Joshua 2:1-22 – A SPECIAL HELPER
Two Israelites had gone into Jericho to spy before Israel attacked the city. God provided a special helper, a harlot by the name of Rahab, to assist the spies. Rahab had become a believer, and was used of God. In return, her life and the lives of family members were spared.
RAHAB’S PROTECTION OF THE SPIES – Vss. 1-7
Rahab protected the spies from the soldiers which were looking for them.
RAHAB’S PROFESSION OF FAITH – Vss. 8-11
Her faith, based on what God had done for Israel, was in the Lord.
There was no doubt in her mind.
RAHAB’S PETITION FOR LIFE – Vss. 12-13
Rahab wanted her and her family to be protected when Israel conquered the land.
RAHAB’S PACT WITH ISRAEL – Vss. 14-22
Protection was promised as long as:
Rahab was silent. – Vss. 14, 20
The scarlet thread was in the window. Vs. 18
Her family remained in Rahab’s house. Vss. 8-19
Joshua kept the promise which the spies made to Rahab. See Joshua 6:22-23.