Deuteronomy 26

This day the LORD your God commands you to do these statutes and rules. You shall therefore be careful to do them with all your heart and with all your soul. (Deuteronomy 26:16) It’s so easy to fall into the routine of waking up with the attitude that the day...

Deuteronomy 25

You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small. You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small. (Deuteronomy 25:13-14) The passage is about being honest and fair in our interactions with others. Fairness -- what...

Deuteronomy 24

When you make your neighbor a loan of any sort, you shall not go into his house to collect his pledge. You shall stand outside, and the man to whom you make the loan shall bring the pledge out to you. And if he is a poor man, you shall...

Deuteronomy 23

Because the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and to give up your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy, so that he may not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you. (Deuteronomy 23:14) Covering up our mistakes...

Deuteronomy 22

You shall not see your brother’s ox or his sheep going astray and ignore them. You shall take them back to your brother. And if he does not live near you and you do not know who he is, you shall bring it home to your house, and it shall...

Deuteronomy 21

If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to...

Deuteronomy 20

And when you draw near to the battle, the priest shall come forward and speak to the people and shall say to them, “Hear, O Israel, today you are drawing near for battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread...

Deuteronomy 19

“You shall not move your neighbor’s landmark, which the men of old have set, in the inheritance that you will hold in the land that the LORD your God is giving you to possess” (Deuteronomy 19:14). Human nature is to think of ourselves before others. Sometimes we are willing to...

Deuteronomy 18

And if you say in your heart, “How may we know the word that the LORD has not spoken?” When a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the LORD has not spoken;...

Deuteronomy 17

...that his heart may not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, either to the right hand or to the left, so that he may continue long in his kingdom, he and his children, in Israel (Deuteronomy 17:20). It is our...