time travel song

brass pocket watches

Photo by abdullah . on Pexels.com

time travel song

Deuteronomy 32:5-8 (JDV)

Deuteronomy 32:5 His people have acted corruptly toward him; this is their defect – they are not his children but a devious and crooked generation.
Deuteronomy 32:6 Is this how you repay Yahveh, you foolish and senseless people? Isn’t he your Father and Creator? Didn’t he make you and sustain you?
Deuteronomy 32:7 Remember the days long past; consider the years of past generations. Ask your father, and he will tell you, your elders, and they will teach you.
Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance and divided the human race, he set the boundaries of the peoples according to the number of the people of Israel.

time travel song

Moses’ song engages in a bit of time travel. It places itself in the future, where Israel has already occupied the land for a time, and encourages this future people to consider the years of past generations. It instructs these future people to ask their old-timers about how God gave them the various nations who had previously occupied the land. He asks this future people to remember when the land was restructured according to the tribes of Israel.

Songs can do that for us. They can connect us with the past. They can also help us to see our present selves in better perspective.

Lord, give us a clarified perspective on our relationship with you, and the courage to change where we are not living up to our heritage.


About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
This entry was posted in discernment, discipleship, Moses, relationship with God, time and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s