Deuteronomy

Camp Law and Camp Life

Dec 14

Camp Law and Camp Life   “For the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy; that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.”— Deuteronomy xxiii. 14.    I WILL scarcely allude to the context, …

Deuteronomy:23:14

Shoes of Iron, and Strength Sufficient: a New year’s Promise

Mar 29

Shoes of Iron, and Strength Sufficient: a New year’s Promise   “And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil. Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.” — Deuteronomy xxxiii. 24, …

Deuteronomy:33:24-25

Small Rain for Tender Herbs

Dec 25

Small Rain for Tender Herbs   “As the small rain upon the tender herb.”— Deuteronomy xxxii. 2.   THIS is the language of the great prophet Moses, “My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass.” We read of …

Deuteronomy:32:2

The Everlasting Arms

Oct 06

The Everlasting Arms   “Underneath are the everlasting arms.” — Deuteronomy xxxiii. 27.   THIS short passage is found in the midst of a mass of gold, sentences containing the richest treasures of truth. All this spiritual wealth is the heritage of the people of God, — not only of his typical people to whom those words were spoken, …

Deuteronomy:33:27

Plain Gospel for Plain People

Jun 12

Plain Gospel for Plain People   “For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? Neither …

Deuteronomy:30:11-14

The Death of Moses

Jun 05

The Death of Moses   “So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord.” — Deuteronomy xxxiv. 5.   WHAT an honourable title! Moses is distinguished as “the servant of Jehovah.” He was this of choice, for he willed to be the servant of God rather than …

Deuteronomy:34:5

Moses’ Dying Charge to Israel

Jun 17

Moses’ Dying Charge to Israel   “And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.”— Deut. viii. 2.   THESE are the words of Moses, the …

Deuteronomy:8:2

Brought Out, to be Brought In

Aug 06

Brought Out, to be Brought In   “He brought us out from thence, that he might bring us in, to give us the land which he sware unto our fathers.” — Deuteronomy vi. 23.   OUR text occurs in the passage where the Israelites are told to personally instruct their children concerning the testimonies and statutes and judgments of …

Deuteronomy:6:23

Unbelief Condemned and Faith Commended

Jun 08

UNBELIEF CONDEMNED AND FAITH COMMENDED.   “They are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith.” Deuteronomy xxxii. 20. “Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust.” — Psalm xl. 4.   THESE two texts will serve to show the different estimate which God has of unbelief and of faith. He says of unbelievers, in my …

Deuteronomy:32:20

Living on the Word

Mar 15

Living on the Word   “Man doth not live by bread only, but by every, word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.” — Deuteronomy viii. 3.   THE main thing for every one of us is life. What would it profit a man, if he should gain the whole world, and lose his …

Deuteronomy:8:3