Deuteronomy 31

Deuteronomy 31:1-2 Moses had run the race and his work was about to end and he is here beginning his farewell to the sheep who had been entrusted to him. Age had taken its toll on his body and he was not able to “come and go” as in his youth. Moses’ life of 120 years...

Deuteronomy 30

Deut. 30:1-3 Moses had just taught about the consequences of their future failure. The day would come when Israel would turn from God to idols and false worship. The result would be the judgment of God. A foreign nation would conquer them, and they would become exiles...

Deuteronomy 29

Deuteronomy 29 Deuteronomy 29:1 There is much scholarly debate if this verse looks backward to the beginning of Deuteronomy or forward to what proceeds. Arguments can be made to support both positions, but it seems likely to be looking back. One of the strongest...

Deuteronomy 28

Deuteronomy 28 Dualism is common among Christians. It occurs when we attribute painful events to the devil as if God is not sovereign over all that occurs in our lives and the world. Scripture, on the other hand teaches that nothing happens apart from the...

Deuteronomy 27

Deuteronomy 27 Deuteronomy 27 Deuteronomy 27:1-3 Although Moses will be dying shortly, the law of God will remain. God’s commands, which includes benedictions and maledictions need to be taught to future generations. Chapters 12-26 itemize the obligations of the...