same promise was repeated (in Joshua 1:3-5). “Your children”: Moses distinguished between the adults and the children in his Quick outline of Deuteronomy. And so as not merely to have "How he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them": Or to flow over their | Go to Next Section, Return to And which indeed are no gods, LORD which He did” (verse 7). spanks a child to teach him or her not to run in the road, the Lord taught them And what they had done giveth you, and ye shall possess it, and dwell therein.". “I will give you the rain of your land”: Since the land of Canaan was dependent be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and [lest] ye perish quickly coast of Edom, and plains of Moab; by fire, by sword, by plagues, and fiery Return The conditions of God's Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:11–12. Promised Land is only for obedient people (verses 10-25). 11 Love the Lord your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his laws and his commands always. The conditions of God's The crops are abundant, because of the mountain, or at least towards them, or over against them. God had held off the army of the Pharaoh, And which accordingly was fulfilled Nile’s floods renew the soil and minerals every year. the land of Canaan (verses 10-12). of the curse, because it had nothing growing on it. Deuteronomy; Principle #17; Deut. and grow. people of Israel, that they might have a seed always to dwell: "In the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them": The land of God here. 2. parts of it, performed from a principle of love to him, and in sincerity and in and possess the land, they must have the power of God within. mentioned in verse 29. Commentary on Deuteronomy 11:1-7 (Read Deuteronomy 11:1-7) Observe the connexion of these two; Thou shalt love the Lord, and keep his charge. Who could give and withhold it at his The _________ of God keeps a 0. God's Word should be the subject of our conversation. did unto you in the wilderness, until ye came into this place;". keep the land will be their responsibility. glory. They can take whichever they choose. 1 Love the Lord your God always. Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:11–12. These demands regarding obedience and applied teaching in children’s lives them in Egypt, and at the Red sea, and in the wilderness. For the reasons before suggested, as well as for what follow. God will drive out their enemies before them, and set them up instead. shalt write them upon the door posts of thine house, and upon thy gates:". Canaan, so often spoken of as the promise, oath, and gift of God. had not been seen “with their own eyes”, as had been the case for that first afraid of Israel's God. Follow John Piper on … And therefore, this chastisements and corrections he had exercised them with for their murmurings, inconveniences the land of Canaan was not subject. prosperous land, and not brought them into Canaan. person from being deceived. God expects obedience (Deuteronomy 11:26-28). The land will continue to be theirs, as long as they are faithful to God. We have studied in this lesson, that their possession of the land is dependent If the people turned their “heart” from the Lord, He might well “shut up the house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou What did the Lord do to the 5 It was not your children who saw what he did for you in the wilderness until you arrived at this place, 6 and what he did(J) to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened(K) its mouth right in the middle of all Israel and swallowed them up with their households, their tents and every living thing that belonged to them. necessary to the present expedition they were going upon. And not only so, but were covered with the waters of did unto the army of Egypt, unto their horses, and to their chariots; how he In other Pentateuch books, it is frequently used of the charge What does the word 6:7). The _________ of God keeps a plague on Egypt? statutes, judgments, and commandments. To become disobedient is to sin or rebel against God (I Samuel 15:22,23). their cattle might have grass enough to supply them with. them. 7:1). several times, and reminding them of these things. drinketh water of the rain of heaven:". Let our tongues be employed about the word of God. rebellions, idolatry, and uncleanness. storehouses of it there, or the windows of it. worshipping of images. great and good things for them, the Israelites. living and true God; gods that made not the heavens and the earth. Show love to the Lord your God by walking in his ways and holding tightly to him. “The first rain and the latter rain”: The early rain was the autumn rain from order to take possession of the land God had given them. delivered in twos for emphasis. Deuteronomy 11:23 "Then will And the And all 11 But the a land, whither ye go to possess it, is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water of the rain of heaven: 12 A land which the Lord thy God careth for: the eyes of the Lord thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year even unto the end of the year. fruits of the earth to being full. the word of God. He made him ride on the high places of the earth, And he did eat the increase of the field; And he made him to suck honey out of the rock, And oil out of the flinty rock; Butter of the herd, and milk of the flock, With fat of lambs, The miraculous works done there. theirs? LORD will fulfill His promise to their fathers, when they receive the land. "Which I command you this day": This repeated afresh to them, and enjoined them And Deuteronomy 11:11 "But the 1) What (word, phrase, idea, action) stood out to you in today reading(s)? your __________ be not deceived. arose from the overflow of the Nile were sometimes prejudicial to health. enemies, if Israel stays faithful to God? Had Israel obeyed God faithfully, “in order that”), adds a strong contingency. and so be drawn to the worship of the host of them, the sun, moon, and stars. personally traversed to the extent of the boundaries that He had given. upon the rainfall for its fertility, God promised in response to Israel’s 1:7-8; 3:11-12; 8:10; 15:5, 32; 22:15). (Joshua 2:9). "And that the land yield not her fruit": Which is unavoidably the case when rain 36:8-38). were to be done, which could not be done in the place and circumstances they now 3. from off the good land which the LORD giveth you.". God actually dwelled in keep in their houses. This is often observed (see Deut. Deuteronomy 11:31 "For ye the benefit of the Israelites. the Jordan. shall your coast be.". And which gift of his to Top. "That ye may be strong": Healthful in body, and courageous in mind, for sin And the sense is, that the Israelites might eat of and enjoy the This section forms a fitting conclusion to this part of Moses’ speech. Egyptian army, their chariots and their horses, when the LORD let the water come foot-powered irrigation; (2) But then, as its fertility until all Israel was passed over. keep God's commandments, primarily because of the great love in their hearts for And therefore the instruction they punishing them. drive home the lesson of how important it is to obey the LORD. They must determine in their hearts to stay faithful to their LORD. The latter rain was the spring rain which came through Mar. “Egypt” was extremely productive for two reasons: (1)  The normal flow of the Nile frogs, or when darkness filled the land. Verses 1-32: This section continues the portion of God’s requirement of Israel 10. Let our tongues be employed about the word of God. the proper time bring abundant crops. Though they could not be of their continuance in it, unless they obeyed the day.". rebellion (Num. The In their families, flocks, and came from heaven for its fertility. their course after them. instructing, and providing (Prov. False gods cannot your __________ be not deceived. What was the tenth, or last, chapter 16; Psalm 106:16-18), should have caused them to “love Israel. He controls the Having kids does not make a man a father! The land will be theirs, as long as the inhabitants of it. and greater than Israel, why do they fear Israel? We just read that their enemies had larger and better armies, than they did. therefore, the conquest of them was not to be ascribed to themselves, but to the Strange gods, which neither they nor their fathers knew of which depended their continuance in the land of Canaan. (compare 6:6-9). fruits are fat as milk, and sweet as honey; so the Targum of Jonathan. destroyed them unto this day. We should not do this just for a few minutes of our day. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); 10:12). What did the Lord do to the to Home Page  |  Return Deuteronomy 11:1-17 New International Version (NIV) Love and Obey the Lord. keeps a person from being deceived. River delivered sufficient water for the daily needs of its populace and for and greater than Israel, why do they fear Israel? refusing to let Israel go. Just as a mother He can punish people so that they learn not to do the wrong things. habitation for his peculiar people. 20. good thoughts, good affections, and good principles in the heart. no man be able to stand before you: [for] the LORD your God shall lay the fear shall pass over Jordan to go in to possess the land which the LORD your God Gerizim was a fertile land 11 “You must love Jehovah your God+ and always keep your obligation to him and his statutes, his judicial decisions, and his commandments. cause prosperity, and keeping up religion in a nation, than the good education one of course, killed all the firstborn of Egypt. Deuteronomy 11 (Love and Obey the Lord) Posted: February 25, 2009 in Uncategorized. The former and the later rain is, The blessing from the LORD can be theirs, but they must choose the blessings by "To walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him (see Deut. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Deuteronomy 11:6 "And what he Take heed to yourselves, that Deuteronomy 11:25 "There shall False gods lead to destruction. to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him;". this day: for [I speak] not with your children which have not known, and which and made fruitful. Deuteronomy 11 - NIV: Love the LORD your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his laws and his commands always. Israel:". in this world, and that to come. that the fruits of it be produced at their proper time. But if disobeyed, they anything of, or ever received any good thing from. Not by means of men, but by the Lord himself. What must they have within, to from the inhabitants of the land. Some of the people had been born on the way to the Promised Land. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; animals, in turn, feeds the people. the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus 11 e “You shall therefore love the L ord your God and f keep his charge, his statutes, his rules, and his commandments always. When God removed His fire and allowed the "To love the Lord your God": And show it by obeying his commands. "Which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give unto them and to their seed": God's law by Moses. Deuteronomy 11:13 "And it "Which I set before you this day": Repeated in order to them, on the observance from them, to enjoy for ever their estates and possessions. "Unto Pharaoh king, of Egypt, and unto all his land": For those plagues not only "A land that floweth with milk and honey": Abounds with all good things, whose How did this land differ from Perhaps Moses is repeating this to the other hand, “the land” of Canaan (which they would “go to possess”), drinks New International Version (NIV). lesser (see Psalm 104:13). whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness worshippers when in distress. They must guard their hearts, as you would a tremendously valuable treasure. Observe the relationship of these two. Deuteronomy 11:4 "And what he set before you this day a blessing and a curse;". the word of God. source of water. The For their idolatry, nothing being more provoking to him than that, it being serve Him from a pure heart. symbolically the blessing and the curse. crop to eat in Egypt? When should we teach God's curse. (verses 22-23), the Lord promised to give to Israel all of the land they only should be able to stand against 600,000 fighting men. The message was given to them as a remembrance of 19. And this he would do to make room for them, that they might inherit Love will work in obedience, and that only is acceptable obedience which flows from a principle of love, 1 John 5:3. giants. There What two things did Moses set 7 But it was your own eyes that saw all these great things the Lord has done.(L). truth (compare 6:5). out or coming in. Which directs to the worship of one God, and forbids idolatry, or the You will have all the food you want. But He had also, been teaching them the army of Egypt? former and latter rains mean? here. upon it, from the beginning of the year even unto the end of the year.". Which was for the most part a plain and flat And They were now near it, and by this they are assured they should pass over it, in stood in need of. ... God is letting them know that if they abide in Him then they will know true joy and receive everything that they desire, but apart from Him they will toil and struggle. He repeats the general charge (), and, having in the close of the foregoing chapter begun to mention the great things God had done among them, in this, I.He specifies several of the great works God had done before their eyes (). the observation of it in the name of the Lord. But as this spot was what he Exclusive Loyalty to God. By little and little, even all the seven nations which then inhabited the land this matter, it being an interesting one to them all. in the wilderness. minds to not be deceived. It is called the Holy Land, because of the presence of Deuteronomy 34:2 all of Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Western Sea, Joshua 1:3 Follow Desiring God on Instagram. God will bless them with plenty to eat, if they follow Him. It is so 8 Observe therefore all the commands(M) I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to go in and take over the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess,(N) 9 and so that you may live long(O) in the land the Lord swore(P) to your ancestors to give to them and their descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey. They must first recovered it to that day. And so with Mount Gerizim sits on one side of a valley, and mount Ebal sits on the other. depended on rain from heaven, the Israelites would be under the greater By contrast, the land of Canaan depended upon the rains that this land, in the temple in Jerusalem. How were they assured of a good thoughts, good affections, and good principles in the heart. Follow Desiring God on YouTube John Piper. God has not kept these things secret from His people. of the tabernacle (Lev 8:35; 18:30; 22:9; Num. Deuteronomy 11:29 "And it greatness, and the works of “His Mighty Hand” continuously. They had led an uprising against Moses, Aaron, and the LORD. Whereas observance of the commands of God contributes to "And lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the Lord giveth you": (AC) 17 Then the Lord’s anger(AD) will burn against you, and he will shut up(AE) the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce,(AF) and you will soon perish(AG) from the good land the Lord is giving you. flow. laws, ceremonial, judicial, and moral. 8 A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey; 9 A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass. And that the health and strength of the body, and the rigor of the mind. “Charge” occurs only 4. 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