Genesis 36

Genesis 36 Genesis 36 Genesis 36:1-5 This section looks into the genealogy of Esau. Esau is also called Edom which refers to his headship over the nation of Edom. Esau and Edom are identified as one in Obad 1:8. The name comes from the event of Esau selling his...

Deuteronomy 18

Deuteronomy 18 Deuteronomy 18 Deuteronomy 18:1-2 Moses now discusses the role of the Levites.  There were three divisions of the Levites based on their duties.  They are divided by the offspring of the three sons of Levi; Kohath, Gershom, Merari (Gen. 46:11).  Numbers...

Deuteronomy 17

Deuteronomy 17 Deuteronomy 17 Deuteronomy 17:1 Love for the Lord overflows in one’s love for neighbors.  Human life was important to God since He created man in His image. Respect for Him led to respect for His creation and for what He valued. The Lord called Israel...

Deuteronomy 15

Deuteronomy 15 Deuteronomy 15 Once again, we need to remember that Deuteronomy is the covenant between God and His people.  It is the basis of the Mosaic Covenant to a new generation about to enter the promised land and lists the expectations of God if Israel is to be...

Deuteronomy 14

Deuteronomy 14 Deuteronomy 14 Deuteronomy 14:1-2 Since Israel had been chosen by God they were to serve as a channel of blessings (Gen. 12:1-3) to the world, they were to be seen as children of the LORD. Everything they did was to reflect glory to God, this is too was...