Lesson Number

Class Date


Deuteronomy 34

Jan 26, 22

Deut 20:1-20. Regulations of Holy War (v. 1-20): command not to fear a superior enemy (v. 1-4), those exempt from military service (v. 5-9), Israel's foreign policy (v. 10-18), and prohibition from destroying fruit trees (v. 19-20). Whatever our disaster or hardship, God is with us, He fights for us, and He delivers us.

Deuteronomy 33

Jan 19, 22

Deut 19:1-21. The cities and refuge of criminal law (19:1-21): three cities of refuge for manslaughters (v. 1-13), displacing a boundary marker (v. 14), and the law of witnesses (v. 15-21) and retribution (v. 21; Ex 21:23). God's justice helps us to honor Him.

Deuteronomy 32

Jan 12, 22

Deut 17:14-18:22. Instruments of theocracy continued: the priests and Levites (18:1-8) and prophets (18:9-22). Today, we are priests, and the Lord Jesus Christ is High Priest. He is also the last Prophet. He will help you understand what is true and how to apply it.

Deuteronomy 31

Dec 15, 21

Deut 17:14-18:8. Instruments of theocracy continued: the kings (17:14-20). A king, or leader, is to serve his people in a righteous way that honors God (Ex 15:18).

Deuteronomy 30

Dec 1, 21

Deut 16:18-17:13. Part one of the instruments of theocracy (16:18-18:22): the judges and officials. Judges and officials are to govern in a way that honors God (Mt 18:15-20).

Deuteronomy 29

Nov 17, 21

Deut 16:1-17. The Pilgrim Festivals, including the Passover (v. 1-8), the Feast of Weeks (v. 9-12), and the Feast of Tabernacles (v. 13-17). God continues to provide for us so that we may give graciously (2 Cor 9:6-7).

Deuteronomy 28

Nov 10, 21

Deut 15:1-23) The year of release (15:1-18), including the cancellation of debts (v. 1-11) and freeing of servants (v. 12-18), and law of firstborn animals (v. 19-23). All possessions belong to God. When we give generously, we express our gratitude to Him (2 Cor 9:6-8).

Deuteronomy 27

Nov 3, 21

Deut 14:1-29. Laws reflecting the holiness of Israel. Prohibition of pagan mourning rights (v. 1-2). The clean and unclean food (v. 3-21). Law of tithing (v. 22-29). We, too, are to represent God to the nations. While the means are different, the intent is the same.

Deuteronomy 26

Oct 27, 21

Deut 12:29-13:18. The avoidance of pagan cultic practice (v. 29-32), the solicitation to idolatry by a false prophet (v. 1-5) and loved one (v. 6-11), and the destruction of an apostate town (v. 12-18). These passages teach us to be obedient to our God.

Deuteronomy 25

Oct 20, 21

Deut 12:1-31. Introduction to the development of the covenant fellowship (v. 1). Law of the
single sanctuary (v. 2-28): command to destroy Canaanite worship centers (v. 2-4), where to worship (v. 5-7), what to worship (v. 8-14), what to offer in worship (v. 15-31).

Deuteronomy 24

Oct 13, 21

Deut 11:13-32. Call to obey God's commands for longevity in land continued (v. 18-25). Frontlets, figures of speech (11:18; 6:6-9). Blessing and cursing of Mount Gerizim and Ebal (11:26-32). Commitment to know and obey Scripture keeps us from falling away (2 Tim 3:1-4).

Deuteronomy 23

Oct 6, 21

Ps 103:1-5: You are blessed every day. Deut 11:1-25. An exhortation to love the Lord because of His powerful deeds (v. 1-7). A call to obey God's commands for longevity in the land (v. 8-25). God provides examples to us so we can know how to worship and obey Him.

Deuteronomy 22

Sep 29, 21

Deut 10:12-22. An exhortation to love the Lord because of Israel's selection (10:12-22; Mic 6:8). God expects a full commitment from us. It is to our benefit to follow Him.

Deuteronomy 21

Sep 22, 21

Deut 9:7-21. The golden calf (v. 7-21; Ex 32:1-35), other rebellious incidents (Deut 9:22-24), Moses' petition (v. 25-29), and the second pair of tablets (10:1-11). We must not find ourselves rebelling against God, but instead live a life honoring to Him.

Deuteronomy 20

Sep 15, 21

Deut 9:1-14. A warning against a spirit of self-righteousness (9:1-10:11). The conquest of Canaan (1-6) and a reminder of Israel's rebellious history: the golden calf (9:7-21). We, too, might have daunting challenges, but God helps those who seek Him (Ps 121).

Deuteronomy 19

Sep 8, 21

Deut 8:1-20. A command to remember the wilderness training (v. 1-6), promise of prosperity in Promised Land (v. 7-10), a warning not to forget God (v. 11-18), and the consequences of forgetting the Lord (v. 19-20). You must not neglect the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 18

Sep 1, 21

Deut 7:1-26. The Holy War. Command to destroy the inhabitants of the land (v. 1-5), reasons for command (v. 6-11), reward for obedience (12-16), and encouragement to holy war (v. 17-26). Why God decides to destroy entire nations. Our faithful God controls history.

Deuteronomy 17

Aug 25, 21

Reading of "God Loves the Wicked," by Institute for Creation Research. Deut 6:10-25. The warning and prosperity (v. 10-19) and transmission of the covenant (v. 20-25). The command to love the Lord should be deeply ingrained in our minds. This love is our expression of obedience and should be taught to our children.

Deuteronomy 16

Aug 18, 21

(Deut 5:32-6:9) Moses presents to Israel the importance of living the Law and teaching it to the next generation. Like the Israelites, by being obedient and loving our God, we will be blessed.

Deuteronomy 15

Aug 11, 21

Teaching your children about God. Deut 5:23-33. This passage helps us understand who God is and what He is trying to do. God is majestic, but He loves us and seeks to have fellowship with us. Our foundation for happiness depends on our relationship with Him.

Deuteronomy 14

Aug 4, 21

Deut 5:6-22. Review of Ten Commandments continued. Obedience to these commands opens the path for God to bless us.

Deuteronomy 13

Jul 28, 21

Outline review. Moses' second address (4:44-11:23): introduction to God's law (4:44-49), the Lord's covenant (5:1-5), review of Ten Commandments (v. 6-10). God communicates with His people. We are fallen, but God's mercy towards us is abounding. 

Deuteronomy 12

Jun 30, 21

Living as light in a depraved generation (Phil 2:14-16). Deut 4:32-43. Command to know that the Lord alone is God (v. 32-40) and the three Transjordanian cities of refuge (v. 41-43). God's dramatic presentation at Mt. Sinai (Ex 19). God is to be respected and feared if He is to be obeyed.

Deuteronomy 11

Jun 23, 21

Deut 4:25-31. The prediction of dispersion. Moses' warning to the second generation becomes a prophecy of future generations. Like Israel, we are not always obedient to God. When we disobey, we won't always find ourselves in areas of blessing.

Deuteronomy 10

Jun 16, 21

Deut 4:9-24. The purpose of the experience at Horeb (v. 9-14). It is easy to forget what God has done for us or to teach our children, but this is our spiritual duty. Prohibition against idolatry (v. 15-24; Rom 1:18-23). It is God who we must worship and serve. Theory on why Moses and Aaron didn't enter promised land (Deut 4:21; Num 20:7-12).

Deuteronomy 9

Jun 9, 21

Deut 4:1-9. An exhortation to review the law and resist idolatry. By being obedient, you will prosper. Like Israel, we are to be a testament to other nations, and parents are to teach their children the Word of God.

Deuteronomy 8

May 27, 21

Reading from WallBuilder's article on Constitutional Convention of 1787. Deut 3:12-14. Distribution of the conquered land (v. 12-22); Moses forbidden to enter the promised land (v. 23-29). God gives rest (v. 20; Jos 21:44). If we remain faithful, God will fight for us.

Deuteronomy 7

May 19, 21

Principles of phrases, "utterly destroyed" (Deut 2:34; Lev 27:29) and "God will fight for you" (Deut 1:30; Ex 14:14). Pharaoh, as an example of a hardened heart (Ex 7:22). The Lord provided for Israel and provides for us today.

Deuteronomy 6

May 12, 21

Deut 2:26-37. Defeat of King Sihon. Background (Num 20:14-21). God hardens Sihon's heart when Israel tries to pass through his land. God is sovereign over individual hearts but He allows us to make decisions. Negative decisions are also used for His glory.

Deuteronomy 5

May 5, 21

Deut 2:1-25: Desert years. God's blessing to Esau and the Edomites (Gen 27:39; Num 20:14-21). Journey past Edom, Moab and Amon (Deut 2:9-25). The war Israel waged against other nations had moral character to it. God's protective care of Israel can be seen in our lives today.

Deuteronomy 4

Apr 28, 21

Deut 1:19-46. Israel refuses to enter land (v. 19-33); penalty for their rebellion (v. 34-46). Background (Num 13:17-14:4). How often do we assume the worst when adversity appears? Our God is a loving God. We must call upon Him and trust Him with the solution.

Deuteronomy 3

Apr 21, 21

Deut 1:5-33. A review of Israel's history: the promised land (v. 6-8), the tribal leaders' appointment (v. 9-19), and Israel's refusal to enter the land (v. 19-33). Like Israel, God is providing for us every day. We must have the strength and faith to follow Him (Josh 1:9).

Deuteronomy 2

Apr 14, 21

Deut 1:1-8. Overall lesson reiterated: listen, learn and live. Preview points, timeline and maps reviewed. What is meant by "covenant" (4:13). Ancient Near East covenant format. Study of verses 1:1-4. God wants us to look to the past for lessons for the future.

Deuteronomy 1

Apr 7, 21

Introduction to the Book of Deuteronomy. Context and background on Israelites and Moses (Deut 31). The overall application/lesson: hear, learn and obey (Deut 31:12). Name, author, date, historical background, recipients, place of writing, purpose and outline.