Category Archives: Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 29: A Final Address

Deuteronomy 29: 1-9 Restating the Covenant 1 These are the words of the covenant that the LORD commanded Moses to make with the Israelites in the land of Moab, in addition to the covenant that he had made with them … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 28 Blessings and Curses

Deuteronomy 28: 1-14 Blessings for Obedience 1 If you will only obey the LORD your God, by diligently observing all his commandments that I am commanding you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 27-Preserving the Law

Deuteronomy 27: 1-8 An Enduring Word 1 Then Moses and the elders of Israel charged all the people as follows: Keep the entire commandment that I am commanding you today. 2 On the day that you cross over the Jordan … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 26: Bringing Story into Liturgy

 Deuteronomy 26 1 When you have come into the land that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and settle in it, 2 you shall take some of the first of … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 25: Punishment, Justice, and the Enemy

Deuteronomy 25: 1-3 The Limit of Punishment 1 Suppose two persons have a dispute and enter into litigation, and the judges decide between them, declaring one to be in the right and the other to be in the wrong. 2 … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 24: Divorce, Purity and Justice

Deuteronomy 24:1-5  Divorce, Remarriage and Wedded Bliss 1 Suppose a man enters into marriage with a woman, but she does not please him because he finds something objectionable about her, and so he writes her a certificate of divorce, puts … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 23: Boundaries, Purity, Interest, Vows and Limits

Deuteronomy 23: 1-8 Boundaries of the Assembly 1 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD.  2 Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted … Continue reading

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