Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2-2013

Keywords

Deuteronomy, Bible Commentary

Abstract

  1. Introduction to Deuteronomy
  2. Rebellion and Complacency (Deuteronomy 1:1–4:43)
    • Israel Refuses to Enter the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 1:19-45)
    • When Success Leads to Complacency (Deuteronomy 4:25-40)
  3. God’s Law and its Applications (Deuteronomy 4:44–30:20)
    • The Ten Commandments (Deuteronomy 5:6-21)
      • “You shall have no other gods before me” (Deut 5:7; Ex 20:3)
      • “You shall not make for yourself an idol” (Deut 5:8; Ex 20:4)
      • “You shall not make wrongful use of the name of the LORD your God” (Deut 5:11; Ex 20:7)
      • “Observe the Sabbath day and keep it holy” (Deut 5:12; Ex 20:8-11)
        • The Sabbath and the work we do (Deut 5:12; Ex 20:8-11)
        • The Sabbath and the work people do for us (Deut 5:12; Ex 20:8-11)
      • “Honor your father and your mother” (Deut 5:16; Ex 20:12)
      • “You shall not murder” (Deut 5:17; Ex 20:13)
      • “You shall not commit adultery” (Deut 5:18; Ex 20:14)
      • “You shall not steal” (Deut 5:19; Ex 20:15)
      • “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor” (Deut 5:20; Ex 20:16)
      • “You shall not covet … anything that belongs to your neighbor” (Deut 5:21; Ex 20:17)
    • Statues and Ordinances (Deuteronomy 4:44-28:68)
      • The blessings of obeying God’s covenant (Deuteronomy 7:12-15; 28:2-12)
      • The dangers of prosperity (Deuteronomy 8:11-20)
      • Generosity (Deuteronomy 15:7-11)
      • Slavery (Deuteronomy 15:12-18)
      • Bribery and Corruption (Deuteronomy 16:18-20)
      • Obeying decisions of courts of law (Deuteronomy 17:8-13)
      • Using governmental authority justly (Deuteronomy 17:14-20)
      • Employing assets for the common good (Deuteronomy 23:1-24:13)
      • Economic justice (Deuteronomy 24:14-25; 25:19; 27:17;25)
    • Moses’ Final Appeal for Obedience to God (Deuteronomy 29:1–30:20)
  4. The End of Moses’ Work (Deuteronomy 31:1–34:12)
  5. Conclusions from the Book of Deuteronomy

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