By Ajith Fernando
The publication of Deuteronomy is a choice to obedience—the right reaction to God’s faithfulness and love. Consisting essentially of speeches that Moses gave to the Israelites almost immediately sooner than they entered the Promised Land, Moses’ phrases proclaimed God’s covenant faithfulness in hopes of motivating the Israelites to obey God regardless of the arriving temptation to comply to the Canaanite culture.
The demanding situations they confronted then are remarkably parallel to these dealing with Christians at the present time as we grapple with the difficulty of obedience in an international that provides different appealing methods of lifestyles. We wonder: How do we be trustworthy to God? and the way can we aid our youngsters and the folk we result in be faithful? This ebook tells us how Moses tackled those demanding situations and, as Paul confirms within the New testomony, Deuteronomy serves “as an example…written down for our guide” (1 Cor. 10:11).
Ajith Fernando unpacks the relevance of Deuteronomy and captivates us with wealthy anecdotes from his thirty-five years of ministry to first-generation Christians in Sri Lanka. He bargains concrete examples of ways the truths contained in Deuteronomy should be utilized, and he teaches us that obedience is the mandatory reaction to the God who loves and saves us.
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Deuteronomy: Loving Obedience to a Loving God (Preaching the Word) by Ajith Fernando