Deuteronomy 6:1-9 We don’t begin with the call to love God. We begin with His plan to bless us – “the land” (Deuteronomy 6:1,3): “There is a happy land, far, far away, where saints in glory stand, bright, bright as day.” * “far, far away” – “Your Kingdom come”: What a great future! * “saints” […]Read more "God Is Preparing Us For His Great Future."
“Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in Him, for He shields him all day long, and the one that the Lord loves rests between His shoulders” (Deuteronomy 33:12). The Lord loves us. His love casts out our fear. His love gives us security. His love shields us. We rest in His love. There’s […]Read more "Rest Secure In God’s Love."
“The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet … to Him you shall listen” (Deuteronomy 18:15). We read these words, and we think of the words spoken by God on the Mount of Transfiguration (Matthew 17:5). There is a difference. Jesus is more than a Prophet. He’s God’s Son. He’s greater than […]Read more "More Than A Prophet!"
“You shall give to the Lord your God, as the Lord your God has blessed you” (Deuteronomy 16:10). Our giving to the Lord can never be any more than a response to His giving to us. His giving to us is always greater than our giving to Him. There can be no comparison between His […]Read more "God’s Giving To Us, Our Giving To Him"
Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12 The Lord’s work is moving on. the Lord’s servant – Moses – is looking towards the future. He is pronouncing God’s blessing on the people of Israel. He pays special attention to each tribe. There is a Word from the Lord for each of the twelve tribes of Israel. The people of Israel […]Read more "The Lord’s work is moving on."
Deuteronomy 31:1-32:52 Moses’ time of leadership was coming to an end. Joshua would replace him as the leader of God’s people. With God’s command – “Be strong and courageous” – and promise – “you will bring the Israelites into the land that I swore to give them, and I will be with you” (Deuteronomy 31:23), […]Read more "God Is Faithful. Let’s Be Faithful To Him."
Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20 “Today I offer you life … Choose life” (Deuteronomy 30:15,19). The meaning of these words concerning life is expanded on in Deuteronomy 30:16,20 – “Love the Lord your God.” Loving God – This is what life is all about. This is life as He intended it to be. This is the meaning and […]Read more "“Love the Lord your God.”"