Deuteronomy: Introduction

Deuteronomy Introduction Deuteronomy THIS book is a repetition of very much both of the history and of the laws contained in the three foregoing books, which repetition Moses delivered to Israel (both by word of mouth, that it might affect, and by writing, that it might abide) a little before his death. There is no new history in it but that of the death of Moses in the last chapter, nor any new revelation to Moses, for aught that Continue Reading

Deuteronomy 1:1-8; Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount; Moses’s farewell sermon to Israel; When God commands us to go forward in our Christian Course He sets the heavenly Canaan before us for our encouragement. B.C. 1451

D E U T E R O N O M Y CHAPTER I. ________________________________________ The first part of Moses's farewell sermon to Israel begins with this chapter, and is continued to the latter end of the fourth chapter. In the first five verses of this chapter we have the date of the sermon, the place where it was preached (ver. 1, 2, 5), and the time when, ver. 3, 4. The narrative in this chapter reminds them, I. Of the promise God made them of the Continue Reading