Category Archives: Deuteronomy

That He Would Know, That We Would Know

What lay before them was daunting. But what lay behind them had been no cake wake either. To move forward and live according to the promise meant leaning into the battle, trusting God for the victory. But the wilderness they … Continue reading

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Batteries Included, Insert Batteries

Moses was serving it up, but ultimately the people would have to choose. “See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse,” says their faithful travel guide, “blessing, if you obey the commandments of the LORD your … Continue reading

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The Place

I don’t think its name had been revealed to Moses. Nor its location. Not even directions as to how to get there. But that Moses knew it would exist, and that it would be central to the lives of those … Continue reading

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No One Like Him

He was the right man, at the right time, for the right job. Sentenced to death at birth, he was rescued by godly parents and a well-connected foster mother. Growing up as a son of worldly privilege, he chose “rather … Continue reading

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Inscrutable

There’s a danger in familiarity. Things that once were new and appreciated become old hat and presumed upon. Things that once captured our imagination and invoked a sense of awe, over time, become commonplace and just another piece of data … Continue reading

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Dwells Between His Shoulders

He was the mama’s boy that mama never knew. Rachel literally gave her life in giving him his. As he left the womb, she left this world. In those last moments she named him Ben-Oni, son of my sorrows . … Continue reading

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I Can’t Even Walk . . .

Coming to the end of Deuteronomy. Moses lays out the way of blessing and the warning of curses for the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Blessings follow obedience . . . but if their hearts turn away and are … Continue reading

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