In the second half of Chapter 6 Moses preached to the people about their lives in the Promised Land after the conquest. In Chapter 7 he discusses the conquest itself. He instructs them as to their role in driving out the inhabitants of Canaan and reassures them that God’s presence and power will be with […]
Moses begins his first sermon to the children of Israel. They are camped on the east bank of the Jordan preparing to enter the Promised Land. God tells Moses to speak to them to prepare them to enter and conquer the land. The first sermon he preaches will remind them of the history of their […]
Historical BackgroundWhen Moses led Israel out of Egypt after the Passover, the nation traveled for roughly three months before coming to Sinai. There God gave Moses the Law, the tabernacle was built, and many events transpired (golden calf, miracles of water provision, etc.) over approximately a year’s time. From Sinai they traveled to Kadesh-barnea on […]
There is nothing more important than our view of God.
In its most stunning rebellion yet, Israel rejects its redemption.