"And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and
possess it; for we are well able to overcome it." Num. 13:30.
2. What did the ten spies say?
"But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the
people; for they are stronger than we." Verse 31.
3. What effect did this evil report have upon the people?
"And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept
that night. And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against
Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the
land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness! . . . And they said one to
another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt." Num. 14:1-4.
4. With what words did Moses seek to encourage Joshua?
"And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be
strong and of a good courage. . . . The Lord, He it is that doth go before thee; He
will be with thee, He will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be
dismayed." Deut. 31:7,8.
5. In his final charge to Joshua, what did Moses, speaking for God, say to him?
"And he gave Joshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of a good
courage: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto
them: and I will be with thee. " Verse 23.
6. After Moses' death, how did the Lord encourage Joshua?
"The Lord spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, . . . There
shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with
Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Be strong and of
a good courage." Joshua 1:1-6.
7. When Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came against Jerusalem, what did King Hezekiah
say to Israel?