Monthly Archives: November 2013

Deuteronomy 7:9-10

I have always been amazed at the people who, without giving the slightest thought to honoring or obeying God, think nothing of complaining when they pray about something which then does not go their way. God’s promises are conditional. They … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7:1-10

I would like to expand my thoughts on this strange, frightening, beautiful passage about the people of Israel entering the Promised Land. When the Lord brings them into the Land (note it is his doing, not theirs) they are to … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7:1-6

This is a hard and painful passage to read in our day. Our hearts ache for the cruelty involved and we wish the Lord had held his people to the same standards which Jesus was to teach more than a … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 6:13-15 — Fear and Friendship

Hmm, I just noticed that my entry on this passage is not posted. I wrote it a few days ago and apparently sent it off to cyberspace. Millions of years from now someone — or something — on a faraway … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 6:16-25 — Bringing us out to bring us in

Somehow there seems to be built into us the idea that God may not be calling us to the best that life can offer. Time and again we fall for the temptation to believe we can do a better job … Continue reading

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