Achan Heart


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Are you Achan? do you have the same heart and attitude? are you disobeying God's order? this is for you!

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Achan Heart

  1. 1. THE ACHAN’S HEART Joshua 7:1-26
  2. 2. Romans 6:23 <ul><li>Sapagka't ang kabayaran ng kasalanan ay kamatayan; datapuwa't ang kaloob na walang bayad ng Dios ay buhay na walang hanggan kay Cristo Jesus na Panginoon natin. </li></ul>For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
  3. 3. I Corinthians 12:26-27 <ul><li>26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it. </li></ul><ul><li>27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Joshua 7:1-26 </li></ul>
  5. 5. GOD commanded them in Joshua 6:18-19 <ul><li>18 And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it. </li></ul><ul><li>19 But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are consecrated unto the LORD: they shall come into the treasury of the LORD. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A PAINFUL DEFEAT <ul><li>Jos 7:1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing : for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing : and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Israel Was A Confident People <ul><li>Joshua 7:2 And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is beside Bethaven, on the east side of Bethel, and spake unto them, saying, Go up and view the country. And the men went up and viewed Ai. </li></ul><ul><li>7:3 And they returned to Joshua, and said unto him, Let not all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; and make not all the people to labour thither; for they are but few. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Israel Was A Conquered People <ul><li>7:4 So there went up thither of the people about three thousand men : and they fled before the men of Ai. </li></ul><ul><li> 7:5 And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men : for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water </li></ul>
  9. 9. A PAINFUL DISCOVERY <ul><li>JOSHUA 7:6-15 </li></ul>
  10. 10. A PAINFUL DISCOVERY <ul><li>Joshua Reacts In Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Joshua7:6 And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads. </li></ul><ul><li> 7:7 And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD , wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan! </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>7:8 O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies! </li></ul><ul><li>7:9 For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it , and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do unto thy great name? </li></ul>
  12. 12. God Rehearses The Problem <ul><li>Joshua 7:10 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? </li></ul><ul><li>7:11 Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>7:12 Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you. </li></ul><ul><li>7:13 Up, sanctify the people , and say, Sanctify yourselves against tomorrow: for thus saith the LORD God of Israel, There is an accursed thing in the midst of thee, O Israel: thou canst not stand before thine enemies, until ye take away the accursed thing from among you. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>7:14 In the morning therefore ye shall be brought according to your tribes: and it shall be, that the tribe which the LORD taketh shall come according to the families thereof ; and the family which the LORD shall take shall come by households; and the household which the LORD shall take shall come man by man. </li></ul><ul><li>7:15 And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire , he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD , and because he hath wrought folly in Israel. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Seven observations concerning sin and its effects in our lives. <ul><li>God knows about our sins </li></ul><ul><li>Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. </li></ul><ul><li>Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>God hates our sins </li></ul><ul><li>Proverbs 6:16 These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 6:17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 6:18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 6:19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren. 6:20 My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: </li></ul><ul><li>6:21 Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. 6:22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. 6:23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Pro 6:16 May anim na bagay na ipinagtatanim ng Panginoon; Oo, pito na mga kasuklamsuklam sa kaniya: 6:17 Mga palalong mata, sinungaling na dila, at mga kamay na nagbububo ng walang salang dugo; 6:18 Puso na kumakatha ng mga masamang akala, mga paa na matulin sa pagtakbo sa kasamaan; 6:19 Sinungaling na saksi na nagsasalita ng kabulaanan, at ang naghahasik ng pagtatalo sa gitna ng magkakapatid. 6:20 Anak ko, ingatan mo ang utos ng iyong ama, at huwag mong kalimutan ang kautusan ng iyong ina: 6:21 Ikintal mong lagi sa iyong puso, itali mo sa iyong leeg. 6:22 Pagka ikaw ay lumalakad, papatnubay sa iyo; pagka ikaw ay natutulog, babantay sa iyo; at pagka ikaw ay gumigising, makikipagusap sa iyo. 6:23 Sapagka't ang utos ay tanglaw; at ang kautusan ay liwanag; at ang mga saway na turo ay daan ng buhay: </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>God has a plan for our sins </li></ul><ul><li>Psalms 32:5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD ; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah </li></ul><ul><li>1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins , he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins , and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>God will punish our sins </li></ul><ul><li>Galatians 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. </li></ul><ul><li>REVELATION 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Sin affects those around us </li></ul><ul><li>Sin hinders God's work </li></ul><ul><li>Mat 13:58 And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief. </li></ul><ul><li>Sin must be dealt with </li></ul><ul><li>1CORINTHIANS 11:31 For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>I. A Painful Defeat </li></ul><ul><li>II. A Painful Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>III. A PAINFUL DEATH </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Sinner Discovered <ul><li>Joshua 7:16 So Joshua rose up early in the morning , and brought Israel by their tribes; and the tribe of Judah was taken: </li></ul><ul><li>7:17 And he brought the family of Judah; and he took the family of the Zarhites: and he brought the family of the Zarhites man by man; and Zabdi was taken: </li></ul><ul><li>7:18 And he brought his household man by man; and Achan , the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Numbers 32:23 But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out. </li></ul><ul><li>Luke12:3 Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops. </li></ul>
  24. 24. The Sin Discussed <ul><li>The Compassion </li></ul><ul><li>Josua 7:19 And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, give, I pray thee, glory to the LORD God of Israel, and make confession unto him; and tell me now what thou hast done; hide it not from me. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The Confession </li></ul><ul><li>Jos 7:20 And Achan answered Joshua, and said, Indeed I have sinned against the LORD God of Israel, and thus and thus have I done: </li></ul><ul><li>Jos 7:21 When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment , and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight , then I coveted them , and took them ; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it. </li></ul>
  26. 26. The Sinner Destroyed <ul><li>Jos 7:22 So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran unto the tent; and, behold, it was hid in his tent, and the silver under it. </li></ul><ul><li>Jos 7:23 And they took them out of the midst of the tent, and brought them unto Joshua, and unto all the children of Israel, and laid them out before the LORD. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Jos 7:24 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent , and all that he had : and they brought them unto the valley of Achor. </li></ul><ul><li>Jos 7:25 And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Jos 7:26 And they raised over him a great heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Hosea 2:15 <ul><li>15 And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope : and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Rev 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. </li></ul>