Help us, Lord, to be obedient to Your Word.

Deuteronomy 17:14-18:22 Help us, Lord, to be obedient to Your Word. Help us, in our obedience, to remain humble. How can we possibly bring glory to You if we're thinking about how obedient we are when we should be rejoicing in the great love by which You have saved us and the great power by …

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12th March: Deuteronomy 32:19-34:12 – The warning of judgment and the promise of salvation …

Deuteronomy 32:19-33:17 -  Here, we have both the warning of judgment and the promise of salvation. Rebuking ‘a perverse generation’ – ‘They are devious people, children who can’t be trusted’ – God says, ‘I will hide My face from them’ (20). When, in our need, we look to Him for mercy, we have His promise: …

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11th March: Deuteronomy 29:1-32:18 – The way of obedience is the way of blessing.

Deuteronomy 29:1-29 -  God has done great things for His people – ‘in the land of Egypt… in the wilderness’ (2,5). Acknowledging Him to be the Lord their God, they were to live in obedience to Him (6,9). The way of obedience is the way of blessing. Moses warns the people that they must not …

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10th March: Deuteronomy 28:25-68 – God calls us back from the pathway of disobedience. He exhorts us to choose holiness …

Deuteronomy 28:25-68 -  There is nothing inevitable about the chain of events described in these verses. These are the consequences of disobedience. God is warning His people: ‘If you will not obey the voice of the Lord your God…’ (28:15). Why does God warn His people of the consequences of disobedience? He wants them to …

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9th March: Deuteronomy 24:1-28:24 – The Christian life is a spiritual warfare. God is with us in the battle …

Deuteronomy 24:1-25:29 -  Justice for the vulnerable is grounded in God’s redemption (24:17-18). This is an important principle for us. God loves us. He has done great things for us. He cares. We are to care. Let His love be the guiding light in every part of your life. Scripture speaks of both salvation and …

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8th March: Deuteronomy 22-23 – Love your enemies with the love of the Lord …

Deuteronomy 22:1-30 -  Care for ‘your brother’ (1-4). Our caring is not to be selective  – ‘If the brother does not live near you or if you do not know who he is’ (2). When Jesus says, ‘Love your neighbour as yourself’ (Luke 10:27), He means much more than loving the people who live near us, …

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7th March: Deuteronomy 17:14-21:23 – In our worship, we must keep the Lord at the very centre.

Deuteronomy 17:14-18:22 -  Even the king is subject to God’s ‘law’. His supreme responsibility is this: Pay careful attention to God’s Word (17:18-20). Politically, he may be in an elevated position – a ‘king over’ others (17:14-15). Spiritually, he must not allow ‘his heart’ to be ‘lifted up above his brethren’ (17:20). There must be humble …

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