Morning Light – Deuteronomy 20

[Deuteronomy 20]: The Battle that Precedes Breakthrough. In this chapter, rules of war are established from Moses to the people. Warfare is part of the believer’s experience. Pressure precedes promise. We must be ready for battle and accept battle as part of the legitimate path that leads to the things God has spoken over your […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 19

[Deuteronomy 19]: Beheading the Enemy in Your Life. In this chapter, the Father continues instructing the people for the time WHEN and NOT IF the promised land becomes their possession. God’s plan for your life is not a MAYBE PROPOSITION. He promises to implement the provisions of the cross in your SPIRIT, SOUL, AND BODY […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 18

[Deuteronomy 18]: A Prophet Like Jesus. In this chapter, Moses predicts the coming of Jesus as a prophet. Are the prophets around us like Jesus, or are they calling down fire like Elijah? There is a conflict of characters in the prophetic today that our chapter has a bearing on. Likewise, the offerings for the […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 17

[Deuteronomy 17] Pitfalls in the Promised Land. In this chapter, God warns the people through Moses of various challenges they would face in the land of Canaan. 1.) They would be tempted to dilute their faithfulness to God and marginalize their standards of commitment by offering polluted sacrifices. 2.) They would be faced with complicated […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 16

[Deuteronomy 16] We Don’t Have it All Yet! In this chapter, we are reminded of the feasts of God. They represent three distinct experiences available to believers beginning with the new birth, i.e., being born again. There are three feasts in Israel, just as the bible speaks of three baptisms. God wants us to experience […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 15

[Deuteronomy 15] God Hates Poverty! In this chapter, the people are reminded to care for the poor. This is more than giving your cast-offs and a few dollars to the local thrift store. God hates poverty, and He looks to us as His covenant partners to be a part of the solution and not part […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 14

[Deuteronomy 14] Should We Reject the Old Testament? In this chapter, Moses reiterates various laws, including dietary laws. Are we today subject to the dietary laws of the Old Testament? What if any value do the scriptures outlining the dietary laws have for us? Do we simply discard the Old Testament, for that matter? What […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 13

[Deuteronomy 13]: Who is Your Mother and Your Brethren? In this chapter, God calls on the people to be accountable for outbreaks of idolatry in their midst. If their leaders led others into idolatry, they were to be executed. If loved ones and family members fell into idolatry, they were to be stoned. If cities […]

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Morning Light – Deuteronomy 12

[Deuteronomy 12]: Putting Away Our Idols. In this chapter, the people are instructed how to respond to the idols they encounter in Canaan. The promised land was a landscape of idolatry. It speaks of the minefield of spiritual seduction that you face every day in the world around you and even in the culture of […]

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Morning Light -Deuteronomy 11

[Deuteronomy 11]: The Days of Heaven on Earth! In this chapter God promises if you will find out what “adhering” or “cleaving” to Him looks like – that He will adjust your life’s experience to “the days of heaven on earth”. There is much mis-direction in religious culture today that is all about coping with […]

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