It is the day of Joshua’s inauguration, yet no one is cheering Joshua.
Moses has just died, and the nation is mourning the great leader who brought them out of slavery. It was Moses who parted the Red Sea, who struck the rock for water. It was Moses to whom God spoke through a burning bush, whom God loved so much that He would be giving him special translation. Moses—not Joshua—is on everyone’s mind.
Joshua Is No Moses
How is Joshua to follow an act like Moses? He hasn’t attended university like Moses; he doesn’t have a father-in-law to teach him leadership skills. He doesn’t have a family with managerial …