Restrictions-Deut 14

I live in a culture where what you eat and cleanliness are big issues just as they were for Israel. It was what set them apart as holy before God. Deut. 14 tells about what animals are clean and which are unclean. Since we don’t live under the law, it would be easy to just write off this chapter as […]

Just One Thought-Deut 13

Okay this one is quick and to the point. Deut 13 talks about what to do when prophets, family or anyone leads people astray from following God by worshiping idols. My one thought was by my example, am I leading others toward God or away from God? Dear God, Help me to be a light for you in all things. […]

Worship- Deut 12

When I think of the Israelites’ sacrificial system, I think of it as a serious and solemn affair. But then my focus is usually on the sacrifices given as a result of sin. I am sure it had solemn and serious moments but according to Deut 12, the giving of the sacrifice and offerings was to be a celebration. Deut […]

Oh Be Careful- Deut 11

When I was a little girl, we used to sing a song in Sunday School that went something like this…“Oh be careful little eyes what you see.. Oh be careful little ears what you hear… Oh be careful little feet where you go… for the Father up above is looking down in love…” Two things stood out to me as […]