Category Archives: Deuteronomy

April 23 – Songs of Praise – The Song God Wrote

Read Deuteronomy 32:1-47 So Moses wrote down this song that day and taught it to the Israelites. (31:22) God had written a song.  And He chose Moses to perform it.  It would be among his final public proclamations before following God … Continue reading

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March 27 – Mountaintops – Mount Gerazim

Read Deuteronomy 27:11-14; 28:1-14 Moses was giving instruction here about a future day when the Israelites would once again inhabit the Promised Land.  The twelve tribes were to divide between the two mountains, Ebal and Gerazim.  From the valley below, Levites were … Continue reading

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March 26 – Mountaintops – Mount Ebal

Read Deuteronomy 27:1-19 Fast forward from the time when Moses recorded these words to a time when the activities outlined in Deuteronomy 27 to a day when the Israelites were in the Promised Land.  Imagine you are a Reubenite.  You are … Continue reading

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March 25 – Mountaintops – Mount Hermon

Read Deuteronomy 3:1-29 “Deuteronomy” means literally “another law.”  In this book, Moses recounts important instruction and experiences from the previous books Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers.  Here in this chapter, he reviews the defeat of kings/peoples and the conquest of land east … Continue reading

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March 24 – Mountaintops – Mount Nebo

Read Deuteronomy 34:1-12 God had promised the land to Abraham and his descendants centuries earlier.  Unfortunately, they only spent three generations there before famine forced them to Egypt where there was food.  But, for whatever reasons, when the seven-year famine ended, … Continue reading

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November 30 – A New Agreement for the Promised Land

Read Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20 The descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had left the land promised them more than four centuries earlier.  They had gone to Egypt in search of food during a time of famine.  But, when the famine ended, their … Continue reading

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September 24: Open Letters – Dear Abandonment

Read Deuteronomy 31:6 Dear Abandonment, We first met when I was very young, too young in my opinion. You left me feeling alone, scared about the future, and, in many ways, hopeless. How else is one supposed to feel growing … Continue reading

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