Category Archives: Deuteronomy

Blessing Out of Disappointment

The highest and most spiritually mature response in any situation is to respect and revere the hand of God no matter the alignment with our personal desires.  Today we learn from Moses what this level of maturity looks like in … Continue reading

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Held Back and Reverent

Moses, the amazing leader and servant in God’s house, couldn’t enter the promised land because of pride and disobedience.  The leadership lesson is that God may choose to hold us back.  This is why reverence and humility need to thrive … Continue reading

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Moses’ Song

The song of Moses is a reminder of who God is and what God has done, which God’s people needed.  When we forget God we forget the abundant life he offers.  He will not leave us or forsake us, and … Continue reading

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Strong and Courageous

When Moses prepares to hand over the leadership of Israel to Joshua, the theme of his encouragement and God’s inspiration for Israel is be strong and courageous.  Joshua’s courage was based in God’s presence and promise.  Who is the source … Continue reading

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Turning Back To God

When we decide to return to the Lord, he will restore us. We might think that God will not show mercy, because we think we are too far gone or that God only judges.  The truth is that God will … Continue reading

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Safety Blessing

Today we are challenged by Moses to consider that when we persist in going our own ways, we cannot assume we have God’s approval. As long as you don’t disturb the peace, the world will tolerate a lot. In God’s … Continue reading

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Sowing and Reaping and the Bermuda Triangle

Never been to Las Vegas, yet I sometimes act like my sin happens in a Bermuda Triangle of transgression, like a dog who hides his head, thinking the rest of him isn’t hanging out.  God sees, and for Jesus followers, … Continue reading

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