Deuteronomy 3

Deuteronomy 3 Deuteronomy 3 Deuteronomy 3:1-2 The area where these events take place was known as Bashan (Hb. fertile) on the East bank of the Jordan River and Sea of Galilee. The area was assigned to half the tribe of Manasseh and well suited for raising livestock...

Deuteronomy 2

Deuteronomy 2 Deuteronomy 2 Deuteronomy 2:1-4 Moses continues to review their past 40 years and how the Lord has brought them safely thus far. He’s reminding this next generation of God’s care as they are about to take the land from the Canaanites. They were about to...

Deuteronomy 1

Deuteronomy 1 Deuteronomy 1 Deuteronomy, comes from the Septuagint (Jewish translation of OT into Greek) and means “second law” or “repetition of the law.” In the Torah the book is named “Devarim” (words) and comes from the first verse “these are the “words” that...

Deuteronomy 9

Deuteronomy 9 Deuteronomy 9 Deuteronomy 9:1-3 It is important to keep in mind that chapter divisions are not part of God’s inspired Word.  They are helpful but sometimes they cause us to neglect to see how they flow from the previous chapters. Moses is continuing his...

Exodus 16

Exodus 16 Exodus 16 Exodus 16:1-3 God brought Israel out of bondage but did not lead them immediately to the Promised Land.  They needed to be prepared by God in order to represent Him in His Land.  God’s intention for them was that they would be a Kingdom of Priests...