Josh--Samuel, typical history
Typical history of Joshua through Samuel: Four OT books typify
first and second advents of Christ, and our duties:
- Joshua: First work of "Joshua/Jesus": making it possible for others to
enter Land of promise: Josh 24:31; typical of Heb 2:14; Eph 1:11.
- Judges: No
visible king, wicked society, failure of many.
- Ruth: A small remnant (both
Jew and Gentile) remain faithful in the midst of wickedness and
- Samuel: "David" establishes kingdom at Jerusalem: Typical of
2nd coming, judgment, reward, reign of Christ and saints: Rev