March 1, 2006
Read Deuteronomy 1
Moses' review of
In his first message to the new generation (Deuteronomy 1:1 — 4:43), Moses reminded them that there are eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of
The adult Israelites who had left
We too have a choice. We can choose to be like the many Israelites who found fault with everything or choose to be like Caleb and Joshua whose faith in God's Word overcame all fears and frustrations.
Like the Israelites, some today, although they have accepted Christ as their Savior, have made little or no spiritual progress since they first believed. They fail to overcome the giants in their lives of lust of the flesh . . . lust of the eyes, and the pride of life for they have not allowed Jesus to be Lord of their lives (I John 2:15-17). It is our responsibility to be doers of the Word, and not hearers only (James 1:22).
Loving submission to the Lord develops our faith in His ability to guide, protect, and provide for our every need. Just as God had a plan for
God's Word is our only infallible Guide to receive His power when we pray For God is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us (Ephesians 3:20). For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained (planned) that we should walk in them (2:10).
1:2 mount Seir = mountain rainge in
By Moses, who spake unto the children of
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NOTE: Bible Pathway covers the Old Testament with devotional and commentary insights over a nine-month period, January through September. Each day during these months, an optional reading of one chapter a day from the New Testament will also be listed. The October, November, and December issues will provide a daily commentary on the New Testament readings. Thus, the reader goes through the New Testament twice each year using the Bible Pathway plan.
Memory Verse for the Week: Romans 13:10