In earlier books, Moses is usually repeating the commands and instructions that the Lord has given him. This book will teach us the importance of remembering God and His Word. “This is the land God is going to give you. We’re trapped in a dead end. SermonAudio.com - Deuteronomy 1 Sermons. But these sermons are not just the wise reflections of an old man, thoughts of Chairman Moses. So select some wise, understanding, and seasoned men from your tribes, and I will commission them as your leaders.”, 14 You answered me, “Good! John’s gospel? "This is the commandment," 6:1. When he was tempted by the devil in the wilderness, Jesus quoted from Deuteronomy, three times. One book that Jesus quoted from more than any other was Deuteronomy. View our Safeguarding Policy for Children’s and Youth Work. Get moving. God, your God, has multiplied your numbers. Failure is not final with the people of God. You can imagine their excitement, with kids going around wearing Tee-shirts saying “Next stop the Holy Land” and “Only ten days to go.”. He only wants the best for them. Denomination: Pentecostal. B.C. But now that you’re here, you won’t trust God, your God—this same God who goes ahead of you in your travels to scout out a place to pitch camp, a fire by night and a cloud by day to show you the way to go.”, 34-36 When God heard what you said, he exploded in anger. And may God, the God-of-Your-Fathers, keep it up and multiply you another thousand times, bless you just as he promised. The first did nothing, confessing he simply did not understand what God wanted. In spite of all that has happened in the past, they do not believe God can help them now. If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 11 11. The people forget the promises God has made. And like Moses we must do so with passion. The story of the OT is a story of God’s constant love for his people in spite of everything. We all ne challenges from time to time and we often panic and feel we cannot cope. 15 So I went ahead and took the top men of your tribes, wise and seasoned, and made them your leaders—leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens, officials adequate for each of your tribes. Moses’ verdict on that debacle was: “You rebelled against the Lord’s command.” (43). Deuteronomy (1 of 13) Series: Deuteronomy Jerry Vines Deuteronomy 1:1-3 Verse 1 says, ''These are the words which Moses spoke unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness.'' 42 But God told me, “Tell them, ‘Don’t do it; don’t go up to fight—I’m not with you in this. (Deuteronomy 1:30-31). 2 (There are eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of mount Seir unto Kadeshbarnea.) In it God reminds his people of how much he loves then and how he has demonstrated that love in so many ways. The first thing I want to say about this book is it is a series of passionate sermons The first chapter begins: “These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel across the Jordan in the wilderness of Arabah.” Moses is about to preach a sermon, the first in a series of sermons that continue through the book. Our task is to help others understand what God has said and to show them how it is relevant and applicable to our own situation today in the 21. century. That is what Moses points out to them. I really don’t like it when God does that to me. The book ends with a passionate appeal for them to love and obey him because that is the only way in which they can enjoy life to the full. They are not the laws of Moses but the laws of God. So they pick twelve men and send them on their way. Your assistant, Joshua son of Nun, will go in. What is your favourite book in the Bible? Our task is to help others understand what God has said and to show them how it is relevant and applicable to our own situation today in the 21st century. One commentator describes Deuteronomy as the gospel of love. And like Moses we must do so with passion. He had let Jesus down completely. V19 describes how they went “through all that vast and dreaded desert.” But soon they approach the Promised Land. The Psalms? You can imagine their excitement, with kids going around wearing Tee-shirts saying “Next stop the Holy Land” and “Only ten days to go.”. Clearly he had a high regard for this book and knew much of it by heart. The task is hopeless.”. Moses then reminds them of what happened in the wilderness (19-25). He repeats phrases like: “Hear the word of the Lord,” “love the Lord your God,” “Fear the Lord your God” as he seeks to encourage the people to trust and obey God (6:4, 13). Sermons from Deuteronomy Every Home a Little Church: (Deuteronomy 6:1-9; 2 Timothy 3:14-17) The Lord Who is Faithful (Deuteronomy 7:9) Christ B.C. The people who live there are very tall and physically strong. The content of this book was given to the people of Israel during the last month of Moses’ life. He warns them not to forget his love and he goes on to describe how they should live as his chosen people. Who sorts out problems and arguments? You saw with your own eyes what he did for you in Egypt; you saw what he did in the wilderness, how God, your God, carried you as a father carries his child, carried you the whole way until you arrived here. He must have wondered if he had any future. THE DATE OF THIS SERMON WHICH MOSES PREACHED TO THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL. EX2 7TF iv., p. 212. One of the more obvious approaches to a sermon course in Deuteronomy is to preach a succession of sermons based on selected texts. You rebelled against God, your God’s plain word. He reminds them of what happened way goes back to the time 40 years earlier when they were camped around Mount Sinai (Horeb). We can’t possibly overcome these people. The Message Personal-Size Bible--soft leather-look, saddle tan, The Message//REMIX Bible--Canvas with leather-look stripe, grey/tan, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Brown/Saddle Tan Leather-Look, NIV & The Message Parallel Study Bible, Personal Size, Orchid/Raspberry, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, crosshatch denim, The Message Bible, Black/Slate Leather-Look. The first was preached by David Harley during our evening service on February 5th 2017. The Command to Leave Horeb 1These are the words Moses spoke to all Israel in the wilderness east of the Jordan—that is, in the Arabah—opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab. He asks for suggestions for potential candidates, people with the right temperament and gifts. They state that the country is everything they could hope for. They forget how God rescued them at the Red Sea. You stayed there in Kadesh a long time, about as long as you had stayed there earlier. 2(It takes eleven days to go from Horeb to Kadesh ... View More Preaching Articles. Ten of the spies continue: “Yes the land is great, but there are lots of other people there already and they are a formidable foe. Turn around and head back into the wilderness following the route to the Red Sea.”. It was east of the Jordan in the land of Moab that Moses set out to explain this Revelation. God, the God-of-Your-Fathers, promised it to you. If you’d like, an alternative option is to contact the. Then Moses reminds the people that although the land was so fertile and beautiful they refused to go in. The first was preached by David Harley during our evening service on February 5th 2017. The book recounts the teachings and events of Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers. We need to apply biblical truth to the contemporary context and culture. The Promised Land October 30, 2016 Deuteronomy 1:19-40 I was working on a sermon for today, was about 3/4 done, and then I was prompted to throw it away. V19 describes how they went “through all that vast and dreaded desert.” But soon they approach the Promised Land. We too, like them, can trust the promises of God, in spite of our failings. It takes eleven days to travel from Horeb to Kadesh Barnea following the Mount Seir route. His rhetorical style was so powerful and effective that it appears to set the stylistic and doctrinal pattern for many of the later historical books. (Deuteronomy 30:19-20) Iron Shoes: God’s Promise for Every New Year (Deuteronomy 33:25) But how can I carry, all by myself, your troubles and burdens and quarrels? 43-46 I told you but you wouldn’t listen. There they will face new challenges and experience a totally new way of life. 1. They came to the Eshcol Valley and looked it over. They need to know how to obey and apply God’s law in this new context. If you’d like, an alternative option is to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. Don’t you remember how God defeated the Egyptians? Now the time for instruction was over and they were told to move on. The word “expound” means to make clear. Deuteronomy 33:1 This is the blessing that Moses, the man of God, pronounced upon the Israelites before his death. They set off for the Promised Land and make steady progress.. They decide not to go in to the land and they are condemned for the next 40 years to wander around in the wilderness. Moses is an old man and before he dies he wants to encourage them to remain faithful and obedient to God. Like the people of Israel we easily forget how God has helped us and answered our prayers in the last. They took samples of the produce of the land and brought them back to us, saying, “It’s a good land that God, our God, is giving us!”, 26-28 But then you weren’t willing to go up. Build up his courage. He loves you. Moses can cope with the difficult problems. Deuteronomy chapter 1. The message of the book could be summarised in four words: Remember (1:6-45) Remember what has happened and learn from your mistakes. Yes, they’ll be the new owners. He’ll see it. If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, The cost of discipleship - Jeremiah 38v1-13, Safeguarding Policy for Children’s and Youth Work. Barak Obama impressed audiences around the world with the power of his oratory. It was not because they had been guilty of idolatry and immorality. They did not trust what God had said. How does this all apply to us? They had experienced an awesome encounter with God as he appeared in his power and glory. We need to apply biblical truth to the contemporary context and culture. Deuteronomy 1 The Message (MSG). So they pick twelve men and send them on their way. A sermon overview of Deuteronomy Claiming the Inheritance Deuteronomy Deuteronomy 1:6 Tonight we are exploring Deuteronomy. Judge fairly between each person and his fellow or foreigner. Who goes ahead? Moses has a memorable rhetorical style, as do many great orators. In verse 5 God says to them: “You have stayed long enough on this mountain. God, your God, is leading the way; he’s fighting for you. 23 Couper Meadows Then as soon as God says you may not go into the land, they decide they will. By comparison we felt like grasshoppers. He is not afraid to tell the truth or to warn the people of the consequences of disobedience. A parable is told about God speaking. This generation will die. Don’t be impressed by big names. He speaks with passion and deep feeling. 19-21 Then we set out from Horeb and headed for the Amorite hill country, going through that huge and frightening wilderness that you’ve had more than an eyeful of by now—all under the command of God, our God—and finally arrived at Kadesh Barnea. It is a land flowing with milk and honey. 18 I issued orders to you at that time regarding everything you would have to deal with. Look, God, your God, has placed this land as a gift before you. Moses realizes it is impossible for him to cope by himself. "This is the blessing," 33:1 In v8 Moses reminds them of God’s promise. 41 You spoke up, “We’ve sinned against God. In verse 5 God says to them: “You have stayed long enough on this mountain. Otherwise we are not preaching. Who goes last? He swore, “Not a single person of this evil generation is going to get so much as a look at the good land that I promised to give to your parents. Browse Sermons on Deuteronomy 1:6-8. Why, look at you—you rival the stars in the sky! They forget what God did for them in Egypt. Deuteronomy 1:6-7 . He is to exhort the Israelites regarding God’s law. I’ll give it to them. The people of God are paralysed by fear. So let’s take heart and let’s go in.” A group of leaders come to Moses and suggest some men to spy out the land. His solution is to appoint others to share the leadership with him. The author identifies the location on the East bank of the Jordan and gives a list of towns and villages nearby. In verse 9 he says: “At that time I said to you, ‘You are too heavy a burden for me to carry alone.’” In verse 12, he goes on: “How could I bear with all your problems and burdens and disputes?”(12). He speaks with affection. There was distance from God by sin yet nearness through sacrifice. He said, “You aren’t getting in either. In Deuteronomy he is preaching to the people of Israel to evoke their response. Pisgah. This came after he had defeated Sihon king of the Amorites, who ruled from Heshbon, and Og king of Bashan, who ruled from Ashtaroth in Edrei. United Kingdom. He does not abandon the people of Israel in spite of the fact that they have been winging and disobeying him for 40 years. And after a while they came back with a great enthusiasm. John’s gospel? They had received his commandments, been adopted as his chosen people and given instructions on worship and daily living. Sermons on Deuteronomy by C. H. Spurgeon. He does so not because he wants to embarrass them but because he wants them to learn from their mistakes. We are told many times not to forget God or His Word. They are God’s instructions. We are not called simply to demonstrate how erudite we are, to amaze others with our knowledge of ancient languages or present them with abstract theological truths which bear no relation to their lives. Each had their own distinct styles and personalities. He describes when these things took place – 40 years since they left Mt Sinai (Horeb). The name Deuteronomy means “the second law.” That is slightly misleading. In “The Sweet Hour of Prayer,” we talk about taking flight from Mt. Deuteronomy is one long sermon given by Moses before his death. SERMONS ON DEUTERONOMY. References: Deuteronomy 11:21.—G. The second after hearing God speak allowed the fear of how he might look to keep him from doing what God had asked. So often churches do not move forward, a vision is not realised, because we are obsessed with the problems. Otherwise we are not preaching. That is an apt description. But not you. Now go in and take it. It’s the land God promised to give your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and their children after them.”, 9-13 At the time I told you, “I can’t do this, can’t carry you all by myself. Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Deuteronomy 1:6 ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "THE LORD OUR GOD SPAKE TO US IN HOREB SAYING, YE HAVE DWELT IN THIS MOUNTAIN LONG ENOUGH." Deuteronomy 33:1-5: Verse 2 says, ''It is eleven days' journey from Horeb by the Mount Seir unto Kadesh-barnea.'' We are going to start including the “script” from some of our sermons online. Thirdly, we need to remember God’s promise. 1. There I told you, “You’ve made it to the Amorite hill country that God, our God, is giving us. I. Break camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites.” God was telling them to set out on the arduous journey towards the Promised Land.” So they start to pack up their belongings and get set to leave. SermonAudio.com - Deuteronomy 1 Sermons. Moses said to the people. We all ne challenges from time to time and we often panic and feel we cannot cope. So let’s take heart and let’s go in.” A group of leaders come to Moses and suggest some men to spy out the land. When he was asked which was the greatest commandment he replied: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind” (quoting Deuteronomy 6:4). That is an apt description. TO decline any measure of exertion in behalf of persons committed to our care, may appear to argue a want of love to them. The book of Ruth? Head for the Amorite hills, wherever people are living in the Arabah, the mountains, the foothills, the Negev, the seashore—the Canaanite country and the Lebanon all the way to the big river, the Euphrates. January 4, 2010 by Sage 2 Comments "These are the words of the covenant," 29:1 (start of third sermon) 5. They set off for the Promised Land and make steady progress.. Deuteronomy 1:1 Sermons - click arrow to advance to next verse or go to the top of the page - "1:1" - click dropdown and select verses or go to a new chapter; SERMON CENTRAL. This crowd was numbered in tens of thousands. 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