Category Archives: Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 7:20-26

I apologize for having neglected this blog for some time. Health issues and hospitalizations are very distracting ! I’d like to examine this passage at two very different levels, first its content and then an important implication for our own … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7:12-19

Those who “observe diligently” all that God commands are demonstrating their participation in the God-initated Covenant by which he blesses his people. To walk in faith and faithfulness, we need to be careful to maintain a clear understanding of the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7:9, 12

There is a fascinating description of  our Lord in verses 9 and 12 of this chapter: He is the God of “covenant loyalty.”  We may need to dwell on it a bit before its amazing richness begins to impress itself … Continue reading

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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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