Tag Archives: Covenant

Psalm 50 Recalled to the Covenantal Life

Psalm 50 <A Psalm of Asaph.> 1The mighty one, God the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. 2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth. 3 Our God … Continue reading

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Psalm 44 Demanding a Fulfillment of God’s Covenant Promises

Psalm 44 <To the leader. Of the Korahites. A Maskil.> 1 We have heard with our ears, O God, our ancestors have told us, what deeds you performed in their days, in the days of old: 2 you with your … Continue reading

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Exodus 24: Sealing the Covenant and Approaching God at Sinai

Exodus 24: 1-8 Sealing the Covenant Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship at a distance. 2 Moses alone shall come near … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 30 – Hope Beyond the Curse

  Deuteronomy 30: 1-10 Returning to the LORD 1 When all these things have happened to you, the blessings and the curses that I have set before you, if you call them to mind among all the nations where the … Continue reading

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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 19: Justice, Refuge and Grace

Deuteronomy 19: 1-13: Cities of Refuge 1 When the LORD your God has cut off the nations whose land the LORD your God is giving you, and you have dispossessed them and settled in their towns and in their houses, … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 10- The Covenant Renewed

Deuteronomy 10: 1-5 – A Renewed Covenant 1 At that time the LORD said to me, “Carve out two tablets of stone like the former ones, and come up to me on the mountain, and make an ark of wood. … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 4: A Story Formed People and an Imageless God

Deuteronomy 4: 1-14 Living in Light of the Narrative So now, Israel, give heed to the statutes and ordinances that I am teaching you to observe, so that you may live to enter and occupy the land that the LORD, … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 34: A Broken Covenant

Jeremiah 34: 1-7: A Final Chance for Zedekiah? The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, when King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon and all his army and all the kingdoms of the earth and all the peoples under his dominion … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Death and Destruction: Jeremiah 4: 11-18

Jeremiah 4: 11-18  11 At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem: A hot wind comes from me out of the bare heights in the desert toward my poor people, not to winnow or cleanse- … Continue reading

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