Deuteronomy 22

Deuteronomy 22 Deuteronomy 22 This chapter calls Israel to understand their calling to holiness and purity. Holiness protects the life of the individual and others. Seven significant social issues are covered which identify how to be a good neighbor and testimony for...

Deuteronomy 21

Deuteronomy 21 Deuteronomy 21 In this chapter God calls on Israel to respect human life and to balance the rights of the individual with the ministry and life of God’s people. Deuteronomy 21:1-9 discusses the law that governed unsolved murders as a lesson on the...

Deuteronomy 20

Deuteronomy 20 Deuteronomy 20 Deuteronomy 20:1-3 It is interesting and informative that these instructions regarding warfare follow the instructions regarding punishment for murder and manslaughter.  Warfare is completely different than criminal murder. Ever since the...

Deuteronomy 19

Deuteronomy 19 Deuteronomy 19 Deuteronomy 19:1-3 This chapter defines manslaughter and the appropriate punishment for an offender if found guilty. Initially when Israel takes the over the land, they are to select three cities as places of refuge where a person accused...

Deuteronomy 16

Deuteronomy 16 Deuteronomy 16 Deuteronomy 16:1-2 The Lord decreed that three times yearly all Israelites needed to go up to Jerusalem to present themselves to Him. The first was Passover observed in the month Abib (mid-March to mid-April), also known as Nisan (Exod...