Evangelism in the Conquest of Jericho

Joshua chapter 2 presents itself as an interesting metaphor for the current covenant that believers in Christ are in. The Israelites are sent to conquer Canaan since it was the promised land. They were there to exile and wipe out the corrupt Canaanite culture and live there as a culture that represents God. This was how the old covenant started, but now we are in the New Covenant. In the new covenant, Earth functions as a spiritual Canaan, and the kingdom of God is like a spiritual Israel that will come and conquer this world when Jesus returns.

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