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May 21, 2019: Day 24 – Deuteronomy 24

There is a theme in these verses and it comes from the Hebrew verb, or command really: zayin.  This means remember.  Moses commands the Israelites after every rule that they are to remember that they were slaves in the land … Continue reading

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May 20, 2019: Day 23 – Deuteronomy 23

It might be helpful to read Acts 8:26ff where we see an Ethiopian Eunuch who is converted by Philip on the road from Jerusalem to Gaza.  Keep in mind that the laws which this eunuch would have had to follow … Continue reading

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May 19, 2019: Day 22 – Deuteronomy 22

Now we begin to get to those sections that address certain issues that I somehow wish we could skip since they are addressed in pre-BC terms.  But I am not going to skip them, there is some redeeming value to … Continue reading

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May 18, 2019: Day 21 – Deuteronomy 21

We cover a lot of ground in this chapter.  We begin with the age old question of what do we do when we find a body lying around that no one has taken credit over their death?  Well, that’s an … Continue reading

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May 17, 2019: Day 20 – Deuteronomy 20

It seems like this is a good cop, bad cop scenario.  The good cop is the priest, the religious leader, the pastor who encourages the troops when they go to battle.  Do not be afraid for it is the Lord … Continue reading

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May 16, 2019: Day 19 – Deuteronomy 19

We begin somewhat innocuously, and yet with a theme that is a very hot topic for today.  Sanctuary cities, do you see that the Lord set up sanctuary cities for those who might be pursued because they killed someone by … Continue reading

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May 15, 2019: Day 18 – Deuteronomy 18

We learn about the Levitical family which was set apart to do the work of the Lord.  They were not to be paid, they were not to till the land, they were not to do any work except the work … Continue reading

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May 14, 2018: Day 17 – Deuteronomy 17

Once again we address the issue of worshiping other gods and this time  there is an added detail.  You need to have more than one witness who says that they saw a man or woman who worshiped other gods.  Once … Continue reading

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May 13, 2019: Day 16 – Deuteronomy 16

In the past the celebration of Passover was a family affair done in the home.  This is the way that it is celebrated today, in homes.  But here Deuteronomy institutionalizes it and says that the Passover festival must be celebrated in the … Continue reading

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May 12, 2019: Day 15 – Deuteronomy 15

So this is the description of the year of jubilee.  Every seventh year the debt that was owed within the Israelite community was forgiven.  This was true both financially as well as those who were slaves.  This is an exceptional … Continue reading

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