Tag Archives: Deuteronomy 26

a sacred people

a sacred people Deuteronomy 26:16-19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 26:16 “Yahveh your God is commanding you this day to do these prescriptions and rules. Do them carefully with all your heart and all your throat. Deuteronomy 26:17 Today you have affirmed that … Continue reading

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declaration of obedience

declaration of obedience Deuteronomy 26:11-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 26:11 You, the Levites, and the guests among you will enjoy all the good things Yahveh your God has given you and your household. Deuteronomy 26:12 “When you have finished paying all the … Continue reading

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generational gratitude

generational gratitude Deuteronomy 26:1-10 (JDV) Deuteronomy 26:1 “When you enter the land Yahveh your God is giving you as an inheritance, and you take possession of it and stay in it, Deuteronomy 26:2 take some of the first of all … Continue reading

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in retrospect: gifts of rejoicing

Deuteronomy 26 The firstfruits and tithes were not taxes of obligation. They were gifts that the Israelites had opportunity to give because God had promised to bless them with an abundance.  The little ceremony that accompanied the gifts was a … Continue reading

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