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Deut 10

2017-08-12

Deut 10:17-22 For Yahweh your Elohim is Elohim of elohim, and Sovereign of sovereigns, a great El, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
10:18 He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.
10:19 Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
10:20 Thou shalt fear Yahweh thy Elohim; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
10:21 He is thy praise, and he is thy Elohim, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
10:22 Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now Yahweh thy Elohim hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.

  • The great Elohim, mighty and awesome.
  • Yah requires us to show justice.
  • No partiality nor takes a bribe.
  • Compassion (loves the stranger.
  • And reverence.
  • It is because these virtues answer to aspects in Yah’s own character.
  • Who has done for you these great and awesome things.
  • The obedience Yah calls us to is always set in the context of what He did for us.
  • Our service and obedience unto Yahweh is based on what He has done for us.
  • Is to be the grateful response to His goodness.
  • If there is a lack in obedience and reverence, there is almost always a lack of appreciation for what Yahweh has done.
  • He is your praise.
  • This is true in two senses.
  • First, He is the object of our praise.
  • Second, He is also the One who makes us praiseworthy.
  • Any wisdom, beauty, or skill we show is not to our praise - but He is your praise.
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