Category Archives: Deuteronomy

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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June 11: Face to Face

Read Deuteronomy 34 “Since then no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face . . .” (v10) One hundred and twenty years old. That’s how old Moses was when he died somewhere on … Continue reading

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June 10: Blessing

Read Deuteronomy 33 In Deuteronomy 32, Moses recorded a song as a statement of Israel’s fickle apostasy. In spite of countless ways in which God had lovingly invested in His people, they had turned their back on them. As a … Continue reading

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June 9: The Song of Moses

Read Deuteronomy 32 “Now write down for yourselves this song and teach it to the Israelites and have them sing it, so that it may be a witness for me against them” (Dt. 31:19). God had given Moses a song … Continue reading

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June 8: Faithful Anyway

Read Deuteronomy 31:1-29 I imagine the emotion was thick that day at the Tent. I picture Joshua and Moses stepping up, ready for God to officially hand the reigns of leadership over from the one to the other. I’m guessing both felt some measure … Continue reading

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June 7: Life After the Fog

Read Deuteronomy 30 Occasionally, we have moments of clarity. They are those times when priorities are clear; when the right choice is obvious. At those points, God is #1, spouse and/or family is #2, and vocation, hobbies, and other responsibilities … Continue reading

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