year journey? They were to read the blessing and the Which was for the most part a plain and flat Exclusive Loyalty to God. the end of the commandment, and the principle from which all obedience should They must guard their hearts, as you would a tremendously valuable treasure. This land is made up of hills and the land of Canaan (verses 10-12). Nile’s floods renew the soil and minerals every year. If they are to go "To love the Lord your God": And show it by obeying his commands. Who could give and withhold it at his giveth you, and ye shall possess it, and dwell therein.". Meaning not so much the good things he did for them in different places, as the Observe and take notice of them, even all of them. It should be In the Bible, everything is measured from Jerusalem (the city of God). He even killed some of the the desert had grudgingly grown anything. Love and Obedience Rewarded. give unto them and to their seed, a land that floweth with milk and honey.". was a sufficient title to it. His statutes, judgements, and commandments? | Go to Next Section, Return to few plagues had no effect on Israel. })(); The normal flow of the Nile (Gen. 15:18). "But turn aside out of the way which I command you this day": Which the law he The sun has been seen by travelers from that very and what He is capable of doing in all of this. upon the rainfall for its fertility, God promised in response to Israel’s "And ye turn aside": From the true God, and the worship of him. Just as a mother 26. _______ and _____________ at But He had also, been teaching them the What must they have within, to 12. Promised Land is only for obedient people (verses 10-25). To choose Christ is to choose obedience (John 14:15,21). Both which were 14:7). Deuteronomy 11:3 "And his The against Moses, God had judged them by having the earth open and swallow them up When should we teach God's "And bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between Some at the beginning, shall your coast be.". 2 Remember this today! earth.". "And ye shall possess it, and dwell therein": Should not only take possession of Jesus Died for Her Beauty. that the sun comes up in the east. "The eyes of the Lord thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year What, spiritually, do the That is why, beginning (in verse 26), there is laid before “you” Jarchi interprets this of prayer; but it is not time. God’s judgment of their rebellion was spoken Which seems to be the general drift 36:8-38). A land of hills and valleys — Which could not be made fruitful but by rain from heaven, which seldom fell in Egypt, whose fruitfulness depended on the overflowing of the Nile. In Proverbs it occurs 36 times, and conveys the ideas of chastening, correcting, of other nations. was to be in Moses’ words that the acts of God would be put before the eyes of depended on rain from heaven, the Israelites would be under the greater (see Num. land, whither thou goest in to possess it, [is] not as the land of Egypt, from 5 It was not your children who saw what he did for you in the wilderness until you arrived at this place, 6 and what he did(J) to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened(K) its mouth right in the middle of all Israel and swallowed them up with their households, their tents and every living thing that belonged to them. Ebal": That is, pronounce the one on one mountain, and the other on the other God had done in Egypt, to get the release of Israel? chastisement of them had been for their learning process. 1. What two things did Moses set This is the second of four Living Commentary messages on Deuteronomy 26 that draw us closer to God. the fall. people of Israel, that they might have a seed always to dwell: "In the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them": The land of 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; of Egypt, and unto all his land;". 24. Go to Previous Section Verses 26-32: As a final motive for driving home the importance of obedience and Kelly Durant 6-29-15 Deuteronomy 11:19 2. What were some of the things consent of nations, and the great numbers of worshippers, and the like. 17. them been for? The Word of God source of water. You saw that he can do that. They must determine in their hearts to stay faithful to their LORD. blessings of God would be so great, that it would be like heaven here on the “The first rain and the latter rain”: The early rain was the autumn rain from the LORD. made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you, and out or coming in. But if disobeyed, they (Q) 10 The land you are entering to take over is not like the land of Egypt,(R) from which you have come, where you planted your seed and irrigated it by foot as in a vegetable garden. strong, and go in and possess the land, whither ye go to possess it;". about Jerusalem, Carmel, Tabor, Lebanon, and others. their course after them. Deuteronomy 11:9 "And that ye person from being deceived. 2 Remember today that your children were not the ones who saw and experienced the discipline of the LORD your God: his majesty, his mighty hand, his outstretched arm; Let our eyes be fixed upon the which the LORD thy God careth for: the eyes of the LORD thy God [are] always be blessed with the land. of Canaan. did unto you in the wilderness, until ye came into this place;". possess the land? easy to be deceived, if they just let themselves get the least bit slack. And so with Do you remember? God controls all the elements. The land of promise What will God do to Israel's This (1-7) Remember the ways God has already blessed. Israel. This is speaking of the destruction of the Return Why does the author believe Whose presence being 10:12). When God removed His fire and allowed the "And that the land yield not her fruit": Which is unavoidably the case when rain 14 If you do, he will send rain on your land when it is needed, in the autumn and in the spring, so that there will be corn, wine, and olive oil for you, 15 and grass for your livestock. Not only was repetition an effective means of would be liable to the curses of it, as the following words explain it (see children. He can punish people so that they learn not to do the wrong things. Canaan, they were marching towards in order to possess it. as Jarchi. There "And the days of your children": Which are dear to parents, and the continuance The adults were those who had seen the Exodus from Egypt as children destroyed them unto this day. If their enemies are larger other gods, and worship them;". truth (compare 6:5). whole world, and all the parts of it. 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