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...

Deuteronomy 13

Deuteronomy 13 Deuteronomy 13 Deuteronomy 13:1-2 Moses instructs Israel how to be alert to false teaching that would be brought to them. God made provision for His people to be instructed through prophets that He would send to them. These prophets would...

Deuteronomy 12

Deuteronomy 12 Deuteronomy 12 Deuteronomy 12:1-4 In this section Moses instructs Israel that there is only one way that Israel might worship God.  Chapter 5-11 contain general stipulations of the covenant as well as motivation for keeping the commands of God. Here...

Deuteronomy 11

Deuteronomy 11 Deuteronomy 11 Deuteronomy 11:1-4 The first part of this chapter calls Israel to love God and lists reasons why. Flowing from that love is the motivation Israel needed to obey God.  We all need motivation in order to be able to be the holy people God...