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Recently I was standing with a group on the peak of the Golan Heights overlooking “no man’s land.”In the distance we could see Damascus, Syria.As our guide was explaining what we were seeing and the current political situation relative to this region we heard a boom.Then a boom, boom, boom.It sounded like artillery fire and it created a few tense moments among many in our group.When the guide just kept explaining as if nothing unusual was happening we uneasily attempted to listen as he finished his explanation. Imagine moving toward the shooting.Not a viable option unless you’re a trained and well-equipped soldier.No reasonable person would walk into such a dangerous situation without fear and apprehension.Joshua was commanded to do something similarly dangerous by God.He was told to cross a river into enemy territory and start fighting for a land occupied by unusually large people in fortified cities.And he was to do this with an entire nation.And this mass of people was not particu…