The Book of Deuteronomy Overview by The Bible Project

May 26

As Israel reached the border of the Promised Land, Moses gathered the people and gave them one last speech. Deuteronomy records the contents of that speech. By this time, the original generation who left Egypt has died in the wilderness so Moses is speaking to their children, a second generation who has never known anything but the wilderness experience. God has...

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Word Study: Shema – “Listen”

May 12

The ancient biblical prayer called “The Shema” is found in Deuteronomy 6:4-6. For thousands of years Jewish people have daily prayed these words which summarize the Bible’s call for faithfulness and devotion to God. Hear, Israel: Yahweh is our God. Yahweh is one. You shall love Yahweh your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might....

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