LESSON NOTES

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...

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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...

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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 arguments in my...

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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 sovereign power...

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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 covenant. Moses gathered the elders...

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Genesis 46

Genesis 46:1-4 - Jacob had reservations about leaving the land that was promised to him by God. (Gen. 35:12).  Likely sensing the hand of God in all that had unfolded Jacob began his journey.  He had no word not to go and it seemed that this was the right thing to...

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Deuteronomy 26

This chapter reveals the faithfulness of God to his people in the past, which points to His blessings for them in the future, provided they are faithful to his covenant. This is instructional to us today. Verses 1-11 is a call to thanksgiving and confession that...

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Deuteronomy 25

Hubert Humphrey said “"The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life—the sick, the needy and the handicapped."...

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Deuteronomy 24

Deuteronomy 24:1-4 Israel was to be a model for a Kingdom that would one day available to all.  Just as it took a second Adam (Yeshua 1 Cor. 15:45) to accomplish what Adam failed to do, so it would take a second Israel (Yeshua Hos. 11:1 Matt. 2:15) to create God’s...

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Deuteronomy 23

Deuteronomy 23 describes what a holy life looks like. God is concerned not just for the major details, but the minors as well. The people of God are called to a life of holiness not just in the assembly of God’s people but in our private lives and in our core values....

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