The Message of Deuteronomy

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Reading Deuteronomy can be like standing before Israel with Moses, hearing him address us as a future generation of the covenant people of God. Though we may have passed over the Jordan into the good land, we still struggle with temptations and opposition.

Raymond Brown's The Message of Deuteronomy guides Christians to hear and appreciate the timeless relevance of this message from the Plains of Moab. His compilation of impertant historical and biblican background complements his even-handed, penetrating commentary without overwhelming his readable style. A great gift for the experienced and the beginning Bible reader.

CONTENTS

General Preface

Author's preface

Bibliography

Introduction

A. Introducing the covenant - 1:1-4:43
1. The leader and his partners - 1:1-18
2. Afraid of the future? - 1:19-46
3. Time to begin again - 2:1-3:11
4. Present blessings encourage future service - 3:12-29
5. Seeing him who is invisible - 4:1-43

B. Expounding the covenant - 4:44-11:32
6. Proclaimed in a loud voice - 4:44-5:22
7. Truth to Tell - 5:23-:25
8. God's people in a new land - 7:1-26
9. God's word for a time of change - 8:1-20
10. When rebels are forgiven - 9:1-29
11. Love matters most - 10:1-11:32

C. Applying the covenant - 12:1-26:19
12. Honouring God - 12:1-14:29
13. Festivals of praise - 15:1-16:17
14. Responsible leadership - 16:18-18:22
15. When things go wrong - 19:1-21
16. Soldiers with a difference - 20:1-20
17. Families in need - 21:1-23
18. Loving the neighbours - 22:1-23:16
19. More about the neighbours - 23:17-25
20. Basic rights - 24:1-25:4
21. Community care - 25:5-19
22. What happens when we worship - 26:1-19

D. Confirming the covenant - 27:1-30:20
23. Carefully follow all his commands - 27:1-29:1
24. Choose life - 29:2-30:20

E. Sharing the covenant - 31:1-34:12
25. Israel's leaders and their message - 31:1-29
26. Learning by singing - 32:1-47
27. Parting words - 33:1-29
28. None like him - 32:48-52; 34:1-12

Located in Westmont, Illinois, InterVarsity Press has been publishing excellent Christian books for more than 50 years. Our current publishing program is focused on three imprints: 1) IVP Books offers general-interest books in categories like Christian living, discipleship, evangelism, missions, apologetics and cultural critique. 2) IVP Academic offers books designed for research and classroom use in areas such as biblical studies, theology, philosophy, science and psychology. 3) IVP Connect offers study guides, multimedia curriculum and foundational resources for churches and small groups.

  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Author: Raymond Brown
  • Pages: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: October 1993

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