Recap of Israel’s History ( ch : 1-4). The command to Leave Horeb (1:1-8) The appointment of leaders (1:9 – 18) 12 Spies on Canaan (1:19 – 25) Rebellion against the Lord (1:26 – 46) Wanderings in the Desert (2:1 – 23) Defeat of Sihon , King of Heshbron (2:24 – 37)
This is the law that Moses set before the people of Israel. These are the testimonies, the statues, and the rules, which Moses spoke to the people of Israel when they came out of Egypt…
(Deuteronomy 4:44 – 45)
These are the statues and rules that you shall be careful to do in the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, has given you to possess, all the days that you live on the earth – Deuteronomy 12:1
But you shall kill him. Your hand shall be first against him to put him to death…You shall stone him to death with stones because he sought to draw you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. (13:9 – 10)
None of the devoted things shall stick to your hand, that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger and show you mercy and have compassion on you and multiply you, as he swore to your fathers, if you obey the voice of the LORD your God, keeping all his commandments that I am commanding you today, and doing what is right in the sight of the LORD your God.
FOUR basic reasons for the FOOD laws:
Luther once said that such a charitable model of business would limit the amount of litigation and disputes in a nation, and that it would make creditors rightly more cautious in lending.