As Joshua readies the people of Israel to move out of the wilderness and into the promised land, he reminds those who will engage hostile forces on the battlefields to be armed and to help.
Wise Men came from afar; following the star, receiving the Scripture, seeing the Child Jesus, King of the Jews. They not only gave gifts to Him, they worshiped Him.
Three characters in this chapter that draw a picture of spiritual conflict concerning us. It reveals that we are the object of hostile interest. That we are to join God in His efforts to fight and defeat our own flesh.