Tagged with Deuteronomy

March 23, 2012

Deuteronomy 34:10 – There has never been another prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face…. WOW! Think of the awesome privilege of Joshua. To watch, to study, to walk along side Moses! Let that sink in for a minute…..Joshua witnessed Moses on the Mount, was even invited to stand a … Continue reading


“So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them.  For the LORD your God will personally go ahead of you.  He will neither fail you nor abandon you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 Courage is defined so well in 31:6, it is grace under pressure and is the act of doing what … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 – Test

Deuteronomy 13:3b – 4 – The Lord your God is testing you to see if you truly love him with all of your heart and soul. Serve only the Lord your God and fear him alone. Obey His commands, listen to His voice and cling to Him. The Lord tests our love for Him. He … Continue reading

March 15….I’ll Take The Blessing Please!

Deuteronomy 11:26    “Look, today I am giving you the choice between a  blessing and a curse!” The Isrealites would be blessed if they obeyed the commands of the Lord their God;  but they would be cursed if they rejected the commands of the Lord and turned away from Him and worshipped gods that they … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 – Pray on

Twice in today’s reading I saw this phrase ~ But the Lord listened to me that time also. ~ Deuteronomy 9:19b and 10:10b Imagine that. Our God, the Creator of the Universe, who is omnipotent  (Ge 18:14; Job 42:2; Nu 11:23; Mt 19:26; Rev 1:8; 4:8; 11:17; 19:6), omnipresent (Psalm 139:7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12, Deut 4:39 Jeremiah 23:23) and omniscient.  God knows all things perfectly (Ps. 147:5; Job 37:16; 1 John 3:20), sees and … Continue reading

How does God get our attention?

Deuteronomy 4:32-40 As I read today’s reading I focused on the words forbidden, obey, idolatry and fear.  As I was “digging deeper” I came across a life’s lesson from Charles Stanley on Deuteronomy 4:32-40 that I would like to share. “A whistle can get our attention quickly.  We use it to control unruly behavior, signal … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 – Turn, Turn, Turn

Yesterday we started the book of Deuteronomy, our 6th book (Genesis, Job, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers)!  Can you believe that? Just 60 more to go and what treasures await us.   Onto the reading ~   It is eleven days’ journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir to Kadesh-barnea.(Deuteronomy 1:2 ESV)   Whenever … Continue reading