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Ep 80 – Hebrews 13:17-19

Devotionary Podcast

Release Date: 03/16/2017

Ep 1014 – Deuteronomy 32:19-27 show art Ep 1014 – Deuteronomy 32:19-27

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God isn’t apologetic or hesitant when He lays out the consequences for Israel’s inevitable rebellion. They will get exactly what they deserve from the hands of a just and righteous God: His anger and judgment.               

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Ep 1013 – Deuteronomy 32:10-18 show art Ep 1013 – Deuteronomy 32:10-18

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Deuteronomy 32:10-18 is intended to remind them of God’s gracious deliverance of them from their captivity in Egypt. But it also paints the very painful picture of their ungrateful response to all He had done for them.              

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Ep 1012 – Deuteronomy 31:30-32:9 show art Ep 1012 – Deuteronomy 31:30-32:9

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This song would not bring to mind happy memories but it would remind them of their inevitable rebellion against God. They would sing this song, and every time they did they would recount their own unfaithfulness.

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Ep 1011 – Deuteronomy 31:23-29 show art Ep 1011 – Deuteronomy 31:23-29

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In Deuteronomy 31:23-29, we get a glimpse of Joshua’s less-than-ideal day of commissioning. It wasn’t pretty and it probably wasn’t very enjoyable for Israel’s new leader. But the truth isn’t always pleasant to hear.

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Ep 1010 – Deuteronomy 31:14-22 show art Ep 1010 – Deuteronomy 31:14-22

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God puts His message in the form of a song that He expects Moses and Joshua to teach to the people of Israel. It’s a dirge, a literal funeral song that tells of the future destruction of Israel for their inevitable unfaithfulness.

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Ep 1008 – Deuteronomy 31:1-8 show art Ep 1008 – Deuteronomy 31:1-8

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Moses wanted Joshua and the people to understand was that, when all was said and done, it was God who had been leading them all along. And it would be God who brought them safely into Canaan.

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Ep 1009 – Deuteronomy 31:9-13 show art Ep 1009 – Deuteronomy 31:9-13

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The entire nation was expected to do all that God had called them to do, and Moses was letting the priests and elders know that they had a vital part to play. He supplied them with a copy of the law and commanded that one day every seventh year it be read to the entire nation.

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Ep 1007 – Deuteronomy 30:11-20 show art Ep 1007 – Deuteronomy 30:11-20

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Every day of their lives, they would have to consider what God had commanded and decide whether they wanted to live according to His will or their own. And Moses makes it clear that their daily choices would have long-term consequences.

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Ep 1006 – Deuteronomy 30:1-10 show art Ep 1006 – Deuteronomy 30:1-10

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God knew something Moses and the people didn’t know: Their future restoration would be His doing, not theirs. He would prove to faithful to the covenant, not them.            

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Ep 1005 – Deuteronomy 29:16-29 show art Ep 1005 – Deuteronomy 29:16-29

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The Israelites knew everything they needed to know to accomplish what God had given them to do. If they would simply obey His instructions, they could leave the future in His fully capable hands.      

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Today, we’ll be in Hebrews 13, verses 17-19 which deal with the topic of leaders and the believer’s relationship to them. Leadership is a misunderstood and sometimes, misused part of the Christian faith. Our concepts regarding leadership can be more worldly than godly. Our desire to be a leader can be motivated more by power and position than love and service. So how should we lead and how should we relate to those we have been called to follow? God has appointed leaders within the local church. And He will hold them responsible for how they shepherd those under their care. But it’s hard to lead stubborn sheep. So we all have a role to play.