December 6, 2021
DAY 338: JOURNEY THROGH THE BIBLE IN A YEAR
Continuing our journey through the final book of law, Deuteronomy, Moses continues to remind the Israelites of how they are to behave in the Promised Land.
Before reading Deuteronomy 23-25, pray for understanding of today’s reading. Read Deuteronomy 23-25. 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 23-25: Moses gives instructions on how outsiders were to be included and why soldiers were to remain clean. In the remainder of toady’s reading, Moses addresses several miscellaneous laws that had been given to the Israelites. (Deuteronomy 23:1-25:19)
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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