Acknowledge God

Deut 33-34, Psalm 91 How comforting to know that God has angelic warriors around us in the past and even now when we do not understand or fear the unknown. Moses knew this truth: his faithfulness is like a shield surrounding us when the terrors of the day or night happen. God will order His […]


Deut 30-32 and Ps 90 What are my choices today? What is your legacy; what will you leave behind when the time comes for you to enter eternity? Moses inaugurates Joshua to lead, and he challenges him to choose life which is really to choose God and His ways. He didn’t challenge him to work harder, be stronger, […]

The Folly of Hypocrisy

Deut 29 God’s plan is pretty simple: obedience leads to blessing,  and disobedience leads to curses. Ironically we are much like the Israelites, a stubborn people. Hypocritically, we want to come to God on our terms, not His, and then we wonder why we are faced with such grievous lives. Deut 29:19 “It shall be […]

The Wheels of Justice

Deut 17-20 Our US system of justice follows these patterns that Moses gave the Israelites. Just like then, so today, we must not judge a person based on the evidence of one witness but rather have at least two. This is impartial judging and brings forth truth rather than what is false. Any death is […]