Joshua was a type of Christ. They even share the same name, as Jesus is simply the Hellenized form of Hebrew name Joshua.
Joshua was the leader appointed by God who followed Moses immediately. Jesus was the leader appointed by God who followed Moses eventually and eternally.
Joshua led Israel into battle against its enemies. Jesus leads the people of God into battle against spiritual forces of wickedness in heavenly places.
Joshua brought Israel into the promised land. Jesus brings God’s people into the kingdom of God.
God could have chosen any personal name to give the Messiah. Of all the names He could have given, He chose Joshua. We should study Joshua to learn more of Jesus.
The purpose of this blog is to praise Jesus Christ in biblical terms.