Deutoronomy Notes... 2.24.08

Deutoronomy Notes... 2.24.08 - Deuteronomy is the...

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Deuteronomy is the continuing narrative of Moses as the Israelites journey through the wilderness. The story brings up the same idea found earlier in Exodus where God hardens the heart of Pharaoh. In Deuteronomy, the heart of King Sihon is hardened by God so that the Israelites may take their possessions and slaughter their women, children, livestock, and themselves, the men of Heshbon. One of God’s decrees is that when the Israelites enter the Promised Land and take the land of many nations, they are not to intermarry with them for that would lead their children away from God. They must destroy all altars, etc of other countries. Over the 40 years of wandering through the dessert, no feet were swollen nor clothes worn out. Manna fell from heaven and water flowed from rocks. This book is a large speech given to the people by Moses just before they cross the Jordan into the Promised Land. He commands and reiterates several times the importance that they follow the commandments given them and that they love the Lord their God. If
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