Discussion Questions

  1. Why did God command Joshua to circumcise the Israelites? (Joshua 5:2; Gen 17:9-14; Exodus 12:43-49)
  2. Circumcision was a sign of the covenant between God and His people. What is God saying to His people in Deuteronomy 10:12-16, and what does this mean for us today? (Leviticus 26:40-42; Romans 2:28-29)
  3. What happened when Israel ate the food of the land? (v.12) What do you think is the meaning of this occurrence?