Moses was a master preacher. His speeches are a guide for this emerging nation-state. Following these rules Israel can become the example. Surrounding nations will recognize God’s love for all humanity, and the creatures too. But Moses was more than a powerful preacher. He was also the accomplished teacher, a master of his craft.Read More
This passage is filled with attention to transition. This is the moment where Moses passes the mantle of leadership to Joshua. This is the moment that Israel finally enters the promised land. This is the beginning of the work to clear the land, and they will need strength and courage for that task.
This is the beginning of a new kind of rest as they begin to enjoy the provisions of the promised land.Read More children, responsibility, teaching, transition
Read Reflect Sensitivity to the Spirit of God (vv 19-21) In Ephesus, Paul went first to the synagogue, faithful to his strategy of evangelizing the Jews first. The Jews, in not wanting him to leave them, showed that they were sensitive to God’s Spirit, and were conscious that what they were hearing was indeed the […]Read More teaching, evangelism, sensitivity