to arrange or do in order of
importance and/or urgency
• Joshua was…
– Commissioned by God
– Commanded to posses the land of Canaan
– Given a plan
How did Joshua PRIORITISE?
What is Jesus priority and how did He prioritise?
Thinking organizing the activities
required to achieve a desired goal
28 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not
first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough
to complete it?
29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not
able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him,
30 saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to
31 Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war,
will not sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with
ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with
32 And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a
delegation and asks for terms of peace.
33 So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all
that he has cannot be my disciple.
• Joshua 6:1-5
– God instruct Joshua
• Joshua 6:6-7
– Joshua shared the plan
• Characteristics of Joshua’s PLAN?
1. Know where they are going
2. Very specific
3. Create measurable milestones
4. Well organized
5. Put time-lines
• Pursuit means “do, action”
• James 2:14, 26
v14 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has
faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?
v26 For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also
faith apart from works is dead.
Continue in a course of action even
in the face of difficulty or with little
or no indication of success.
• Galatians 6:9
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due
season we will reap, if we do not give up.
• 2 Thessalonians 3:13
As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing
• Joshua 6: 13-16
• They can persevere because they …