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Deuteronomy 27:6

Deuteronomy 27:6 (ESV): "6 you shall build an altar to the Lord your God of uncut stones. And you shall offer burnt offerings on it to the Lord your God" Where we worship isn't as important as who we worship. The object of our worship is more important than the objects we use in our worship. May God be the center and focus of our hearts always...
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Deuteronomy 25:17-19

Deuteronomy 25:17–19 (ESV): "17 "Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you came out of Egypt, 18 how he attacked you on the way when you were faint and weary, and cut off your tail, those who were lagging behind you, and he did not fear God. 19 Therefore when the Lord your God has given you rest from all your enemies around y...
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Deuteronomy 22:23-25

Deuteronomy 22:23–25 (ESV): "23 "If there is a betrothed virgin, and a man meets her in the city and lies with her, 24 then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones, the young woman because she did not cry for help though she was in the city, and the man because he violated his ...
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Deuteronomy 22:5

Deuteronomy 22:5 (ESV): "5 "A woman shall not wear a man's garment, nor shall a man put on a woman's cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God." Gender identity is important to God. He made humans male and female and He desires for us to identify as created. Any blurring of the lines is an abomination before H...
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Deuteronomy 21:22-23

Deuteronomy 21:22–23 (ESV): "22 "And if a man has committed a crime punishable by death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree, 23 his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall bury him the same day, for a hanged man is cursed by God. You shall not defile your land that the Lord your God is giving you for an i...
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Deuteronomy 17:14-15

Deuteronomy 17:14–15 (ESV): "14 "When you come to the land that the Lord your God is giving you, and you possess it and dwell in it and then say, 'I will set a king over me, like all the nations that are around me,' 15 you may indeed set a king over you whom the Lord your God will choose." It's a sad day when we desire an earthly king to ...
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Deuteronomy 16:16-17

Deuteronomy 16:16–17 (ESV): 16 "Three times a year all your males shall appear before the Lord your God at the place that he will choose: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, at the Feast of Weeks, and at the Feast of Booths. They shall not appear before the Lord empty-handed. 17 Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing ...
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Deuteronomy 15:16-17

Deuteronomy 15:16–17 (ESV): "16 But if he says to you, 'I will not go out from you,' because he loves you and your household, since he is well-off with you, 17 then you shall take an awl, and put it through his ear into the door, and he shall be your slave forever. And to your female slave you shall do the same." A bondservant was a slave...
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Deuteronomy 12:4-6

Deuteronomy 12:4–6 (ESV): "5 But you shall seek the place that the Lord your God will choose out of all your tribes to put his name and make his habitation there. There you shall go, 6 and there you shall bring your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution that you present, your vow offerings, your freewill of...
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Deuteronomy 11:24-25

Deuteronomy 11:24–25 (ESV): "24 Every place on which the sole of your foot treads shall be yours. Your territory shall be from the wilderness to the Lebanon and from the River, the river Euphrates, to the western sea. 25 No one shall be able to stand against you. The Lord your God will lay the fear of you and the dread of you on all the l...
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Deuteronomy 9:4-5

Deuteronomy 9:4–5 (ESV): "4 "Do not say in your heart, after the Lord your God has thrust them out before you, 'It is because of my righteousness that the Lord has brought me in to possess this land,' whereas it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the Lord is driving them out before you. 5 Not because of your righteousness ...
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Deuteronomy 8:11-14

Deuteronomy 8:11–14 (ESV): "11 "Take care lest you forget the Lord your God by not keeping his commandments and his rules and his statutes, which I command you today, 12 lest, when you have eaten and are full and have built good houses and live in them, 13 and when your herds and flocks multiply and your silver and gold is multiplied and all that y...
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Deuteronomy 6:4-6

Deuteronomy 6:4–6 (ESV): 4 "Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart." It's easy to say the words "I love you" but the reality is love is a verb. John Mayer...
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Deuteronomy 4:29-31

Deuteronomy 4:29–31 (ESV): "29 But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul. 30 When you are in tribulation, and all these things come upon you in the latter days, you will return to the Lord your God and obey his voice. 31 For the Lord your G...
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Deuteronomy 3:23-26

Deuteronomy 3:23–26 (ESV): "23 "And I pleaded with the Lord at that time, saying, 24 'O Lord God, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours? 25 Please let me go over and see the good land beyond the Jordan, t...
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Deuteronomy 2:7

Deuteronomy 2:7 (ESV): "7 For the Lord your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. He knows your going through this great wilderness. These forty years the Lord your God has been with you. You have lacked nothing."  God is Jehovah-Jireh, our provider. We lack no good thing because our God provides.While wandering in the wilder...
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Numbers 35:1-2

Numbers 35:1–2 (ESV): "The Lord spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying, 2 "Command the people of Israel to give to the Levites some of the inheritance of their possession as cities for them to dwell in. And you shall give to the Levites pasturelands around the cities." As the royal priesthood of God (1 Pt 2:9) we...
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Numbers 32:1-2;5

Numbers 32:1–2;5 (ESV): Now the people of Reuben and the people of Gad had a very great number of livestock. And they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for livestock. 2 So the people of Gad and the people of Reuben came and said to Moses and to Eleazar the priest and to the chiefs of the congregati...
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Numbers 27:11

Numbers 27:11 (ESV): 11 And if his father has no brothers, then you shall give his inheritance to the nearest kinsman of his clan, and he shall possess it. And it shall be for the people of Israel a statute and rule, as the Lord commanded Moses.' "  God is in the people business thus no person is left behind. He makes a way for every...
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Numbers 25:3-5

Numbers 25:3–5 (ESV): 3 So Israel yoked himself to Baal of Peor. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel. 4 And the Lord said to Moses, "Take all the chiefs of the people and hang them in the sun before the Lord, that the fierce anger of the Lord may turn away from Israel." 5 And Moses said to the judges of Israel, "Each...
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