Deuteronomy, Devotionals, PromisedLand, Your Purpose

Deuteronomy 1:26-28: When Our Heart Melts With Fear

The old man’s face has so captivated your full attention you don’t notice the next picture on the screen. What he’s saying is obviously causing him physical pain. Reliving this forty-year-old memory isn’t necessary, is it? His pain is still as fresh and raw as when it first happened. His features are twisted, revealing the… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:26-28: When Our Heart Melts With Fear

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Deuteronomy 1:20-21: Do Not Be Afraid! Do Not Be Discouraged

As the old man continues his talk, he turns toward the screen with his arms open wide. His booming voice echoes off the canyon walls. The sound vibrations resonate in your chest as his words invade your heart. You can’t help but look over the horizon. And even though the view is different from the… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:20-21: Do Not Be Afraid! Do Not Be Discouraged

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Deuteronomy 1:9-18, Wise Council Taken To Heart and Positive Changes

“Moses continued, “At that time I told you, ‘You are too great a burden for me to carry all by myself. The Lord your God has increased your population, making you as numerous as the stars! And may the Lord, the God of your ancestors, multiply you a thousand times more and bless you as… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:9-18, Wise Council Taken To Heart and Positive Changes

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Deuteronomy 1:6-8: Borders of Freedom

When the next slide illuminates the screen, you see a map of the Promised Land. Not the land per se, but its borders, its boundaries. Your heart slams against your rib cage as you consider this is the land your parents refused to enter, and the land you and all those around you get to… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:6-8: Borders of Freedom

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Deuteronomy 1:6-7a: Time to Move Out

As the next slide clicks into place, you shift slightly to ward off stiffness and think, "this message isn't quite what I expected. I was expecting a pep fest, a locker room rouser—not a history lesson." But you’re still captivated. Maybe it's the old man's cadence. Maybe because you feel like each word is spoken… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:6-7a: Time to Move Out

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Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

The old man begins to speak, his voice strong and resonant. Everyone can hear him clearly. No one needs to strain. The atmosphere is electric with excitement—you’re finally going to enter the Promised Land! Yet the reality of this being the old man’s Swan Song covers everything with a wet blanket. No one speaks or… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

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Deuteronomy 1:1-4: A Gift and An Opportunity

Over the horizon you gaze at The Promised Land. As the sun stretches across this little piece of Heaven, what do you see? It’s okay to look. Drink in the vista. Can you see the trees and vines laden with fruit? And the dark soil, rich with nutrients—anticipating its next crop? Can you sense the… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:1-4: A Gift and An Opportunity