Monthly Archives: May 2019

May 11, 2019: Day 14 – Deuteronomy 14

We normally skip right to the verses that deal with tithing in this chapter.  If you want to skip right there they begin in vs.22ff.  But look at the verses before this.  We see a directive on what we can … Continue reading

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May 10, 2019: Day 13 -Deuteronomy 13

God is pretty serious about that whole first and second commandment thing.  There is only one God, first commandment, no idols, second commandment.  In fact, in this chapter he says if anyone among you, whether they be prophets, or neighbors, … Continue reading

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May 9, 2019: Day 12 – Deuteronomy 12

This entire chapter is devoted to the right sacrifice that the Lord requires.  We have to transition to a couple other places in Scripture where we read that the most important offerings, the most important sacrifices are not those that … Continue reading

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May 8, 2019: Day 11 – Deuteronomy 11

The promises of the Lord are laid out before the people of Israel in a very obvious, almost self-incriminating fashion.  Moses reminds the people of Israel of all that God has done for them in liberating them from Egypt including, … Continue reading

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May 7, 2019: Day 10 – Deuteronomy 10

We find Moses and the 10 Commandments part 2 and God’s command  to make an ark in order to store them.  That is all done and God relents and does not destroy the Israelites.  Then we have the story of … Continue reading

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May 6, 2019: Day 9 – Deuteronomy 9

A verse in this chapter that we would do well to remember is verse 24 where we read the Lord saying to the people: “You have been rebellious against the Lord as long as he has known you.”  This chapter … Continue reading

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May 5, 2019: Day 8 – Deuteronomy 8

I hope the words from vs.3 sound familiar.  Turn to Matthew 4 and you will find Jesus tempted in the wilderness, keep in mind Jesus is in the wilderness.  Who else is in the wilderness right about now?  The people … Continue reading

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May 4, 2019: Day 7 – Deuteronomy 7

God wants to make sure that we do not worship other gods and that we are not beholden to idols that other people worship.  So we have here an indication as to why God chose the people of God, as … Continue reading

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May 3, 2019: Day 6 – Deuteronomy 6

This might be one of the most recited Old Testament passages.  It is called the Shema which means in Hebrew: to hear, or to listen.  It is taken from the first words of vs.4 in this chapter which starts: Hear, … Continue reading

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May 2, 2019: Day 5 – Deuteronomy 5

Here we find ourselves reading the ten commandments.  We saw them first in Exodus 20 and they are pretty much the same.  It is interesting how in some denominations the 10 commandments are numbered differently.  Often we like to read … Continue reading

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