November 8, 2021
DAY 310: JOURNEY THROGH THE BIBLE IN A YEAR
Continuing our journey through the final book of law, Deuteronomy, Moses reiterates the law given to the Israelites by the Lord.
Before reading Deuteronomy 10-12, pray for understanding of today’s reading. Read Deuteronomy 10-12. Let’s journey!
Deuteronomy is the fifth and final book of the Jewish Torah and concludes the Books of Moses in the Christian Old Testament. As with the previous four, Moses wrote this book, which retells many of the events recorded in the previous books. Its purpose is the help guide the new generation that was preparing to enter the Promised Land. It is a reminder to the new generation to remain faithful to the covenant made between the Israelites and God.
Deuteronomy 10-12: Moses recounts the creation of the ark of the covenant and the tablets that contained the 10 Commandments. Moses stresses the importance of fearing God, loving God, and obeying God. Moses gives instructions that the Israelites are to follow after they take the Promised Land, instruction that are to help them remain faithful to the Lord. (Deuteronomy 10:1-12:32)
After you finish today’s reading, take some time and consider the following: Why would Moses recount this part of the Israelite’s journey? What can be learned from it? Stop and reflect upon your personal journey. What lessons have you learned? What lessons do you need to remember?
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