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instructions for a future king

instructions for a future king Deuteronomy 17:18-20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:18 When he is seated on his royal throne, he is to write a copy of this instruction for himself on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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focused to the finish

focused to the finish Deuteronomy 17:16-17 Deuteronomy 17:16 However, he must not acquire many horses for himself or send the people back to Egypt to acquire many horses, because Yahveh has told you, ‘You are never to go back that … Continue reading

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a king who follows God’s rules

Deuteronomy 17:14-15 (JDV) a king who follows God’s rules Deuteronomy 17:14 “When you enter the land Yahveh your God is giving you, take possession of it, live in it, and say, ‘I will place a king over me like all … Continue reading

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arrogant evil

arrogant evil Deuteronomy 17:12-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:12 The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there assisting Yahveh your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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trusting the judges

  trusting the judges Deuteronomy 17:8 -11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:8 “If a judgment is too extraordinary1 for you – concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults – cases disputed at your city gates, then go up to the place Yahveh your God … 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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in retrospect: lex rex

Deuteronomy 16:18-17:20 In this bold new society that the LORD is setting up through Moses, things will not be done the old way.  The old way was that you got what you wanted by bribery and the powerful were the … Continue reading

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