Category Archives: idolatry

everywhere, but not everything

everywhere, but not everything Deuteronomy 33:26-29 (JDV) Deuteronomy 33:26 There is none like the God of Jeshurun, who rides the sky as your partner, the clouds in his majesty. Deuteronomy 33:27 The God of old is your dwelling place, and … Continue reading

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rock contest

rock contest Deuteronomy 32:28-31 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:28 Israel is a nation which has lost its sense with no understanding at all. Deuteronomy 32:29 If only they were wise, they would comprehend this; they would understand their fate. Deuteronomy 32:30 How … Continue reading

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provider and pretenders

provider and pretenders Deuteronomy 32:15-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:15 Then Jeshurun became fat and rebelled — you became fat, bloated, and gorged. He abandoned the God who made him and scorned the Rock of his salvation. Deuteronomy 32:16 They provoked his … Continue reading

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monotheon

monotheon Deuteronomy 32:12-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:12 Yahveh alone led him, with no help from a foreign god. Deuteronomy 32:13 He made him ride on the heights of the land and eat the produce of the field. He nourished him with … Continue reading

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poison roots

poison roots Deuteronomy 29:14-18 (JDV) Deuteronomy 29:14 I am establishing this covenant and this oath not only with you, Deuteronomy 29:15 but also with those who are standing here with us today in the presence of Yahveh our God and … Continue reading

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secret idols

secret idols Deuteronomy 27:14-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:14 The Levites will answer in a loud voice to every Israelite: Deuteronomy 27:15 ‘The person who makes a carved idol or cast image, which is repulsive to Yahveh, the work of a craftsman, … Continue reading

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an altar of stones

an altar of stones Deuteronomy 27:4-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:4 When you have crossed the Jordan, you are to set up these stones on Mount Ebal, as I am commanding you today, and you are to cover them with plaster. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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timeless truths about testifying

timeless truths about testifying Deuteronomy 17:6-7 Deuteronomy 17:6 The one condemned to die is to be executed on the testimony of two or three witnesses. No one is to be executed on the testimony of a single witness. Deuteronomy 17:7 … Continue reading

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repulsive religious acts

repulsive religious acts Deuteronomy 17:1-5 Deuteronomy 17:1 “Do not sacrifice to Yahveh your God an ox or sheep with a defect or any serious flaw, because that is repulsive to Yahveh your God. Deuteronomy 17:2 “If a man or woman … Continue reading

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our Asherahs and standing stones

our Asherahs and standing stones Deuteronomy 16:21-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 16:21 “Do not set up an Asherah of any kind of wood next to the altar you will build for Yahveh your God, Deuteronomy 16:22 and do not set up a … Continue reading

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