The Sabbath is a constant reminder that God has forgiven the debts of his people and, therefore, calls them to forgive one another’s debts whether they be financial or moral.Read More
Moses functions as a picture of Christ, leaving us with a promise of a better prophet who will not only show us the Promised Land, but obtain it for us.
The blessing we are to seek, above all else, is the eternal kingdom of God which is found in Jesus Christ alone, the Mediator who dies in order to bless his people.
The song of Moses is meant to lodge itself in the hearts and minds of God’s children so that when the discipline of the Lord comes, they would repent of their sin and find refuge in the Rock of their salvation.
The passing of the baton from Moses to Joshua is meant to teach us that the law cannot save us, God must do that, but that the law was given to teach man to fear the Lord or leave him without excuse.
God promises his people the blessing of a circumcised heart which will enable them to love him and walk after him in obedience and calls them to respond in faith.
Walking by faith means trusting God in those things that he has not revealed to us while walking in accord with those things which he has revealed.
Those who seek to find their life in the law or by human effort will lose it, but those who lose their lives for Christ’s sake shall find them.
God makes it clear to his people that he requires nothing less than absolute conformity to his law in the inner and outer man and that failure meets only with the curses of the covenant.
The tenth commandment requires that we do not desire or cling to temporary blessings above our eternal blessings.
The ninth commandment requires the preserving and protecting the good name (the dignity, honor and right to inheritance) of those who bear the image of God.
The eighth commandment calls us to be imitators of God who generously gives to and serves others at great cost to himself.
The seventh commandments calls us to be faithful in all our human relationships as a reflection of God’s faithfulness to us.
Holy war is about two things — the destruction of God's enemies for the preservation of the holiness of his kingdom and the gracious subjection of some of those enemies that they might be heirs of that kingdom.
The sixth commandment is a call to show love to your fellow man by actively protecting his property and well-being.
The Lord sends his prophets and, ultimately, the Prophet to mediate his word to us lest we die.
The Levitical priests of Israel were meant to serve as a continual reflection to Israel of who they were by God’s election — a people destined to dwell with God for all eternity.
God has given rulers to his church through which he maintains justice and, through that justice, liberty.
God calls upon his people to remember where they were, where they are and where they are headed so that they might not lose track of what is most important in life.