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Deuteronomy in pictures - part 2

Key scenes in the book of Deuteronomy.
Contributed by Wong Chim Yuen
Sabbath and the release of slaves. <br/>Deuteronomy 15:1-17 <br/>(v1-2) 'At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release. And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbour. He shall not exact it of his neighbour, his brother, because the LORD’S release has been proclaimed. – Slide 1
Passover. <br/>Deuteronomy 16:1-6 <br/>(v1-2) 'Observe the month of Abib and keep the Passover to the LORD your God, for in the month of Abib the LORD your God brought you out of Egypt by night. And you shall offer the Passover sacrifice to the LORD your God, from the flock or the herd, at the place that the LORD will choose, to make His name dwell there. – Slide 2
Fair judgement. <br/>Deuteronomy 16:18-20 <br/>‘You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns that the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment. You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous. Justice, and only justice, you shall follow, that you may live and inherit the land that the LORD your God is giving you.’ – Slide 3
Worship that God hates. <br/>Deuteronomy 17:2-7 <br/>(v2-7) ‘If there is found among you, within any of your towns that the LORD your God is giving you, a man or woman who does what is evil in the sight of the LORD your God, in transgressing his covenant, and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have forbidden, and it is told you and you hear of it, then you shall inquire diligently, and if it is true and certain that such an abomination has been done in Israel, then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you shall stone that man or woman to death with stones.’ – Slide 4
Instructions for a King. <br/>Deuteronomy 17:14-20 <br/>(v14-17) When you come to the land that the LORD your God is giving you, and you possess it and dwell in it and then say, ‘I will set a king over me, like all the nations that are around me,’ you may indeed set a king over you whom the LORD your God will choose. One from among your brothers you shall set as king over you. You may not put a foreigner over you, who is not your brother. Only he must not acquire many horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt to acquire many horses, since the LORD has said to you, ‘You shall never return that way again.’ And he shall not acquire many wives for himself, lest his heart turn away, nor shall he acquire for himself excessive silver and gold. – Slide 5
Prohibition of pagan customs. <br/>Deuteronomy 18:9-18 <br/>(v10-12) There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one who inquires of the dead, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD. – Slide 6
Regulations for war. <br/>Deuteronomy 20:1-18 <br/>(v1-4) When you go out to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots and an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them, for the LORD your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. And when you draw near to the battle, the priest shall come forward and speak to the people and shall say to them, ‘Hear, O Israel, today you are drawing near for battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread of them, for the LORD your God is He who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.’ – Slide 7
Rules for marrying captive females. <br/>Deuteronomy 21:10-14 <br/>(v10-12) When you go out to war against your enemies, and the LORD your God gives them into your hand and you take them captive, and you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you desire to take her to be your wife, and you bring her home to your house, she shall shave her head and pare her nails ... – Slide 8
Firstborn inheritance. <br/>Deuteronomy 21:15-17 <br/>(v17) ... but he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the firstfruits of his strength. The right of the firstborn is his. – Slide 9
Other regulations. <br/>Deuteronomy 21:22 & 22:1-11 <br/>(v1) You shall not see your brother’s ox or his sheep going astray and ignore them. You shall take them back to your brother.' – Slide 10
The ordinance of chastity. <br/>Deuteronomy 22:13-30 <br/>(v22) If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel. – Slide 11
God's law written in stone. <br/>Deuteronomy 27:1-8 <br/>(v8) ‘And you shall write on the stones all the words of this law very plainly.’ – Slide 12
Renewal of the Covenant in Moab. <br/>Deuteronomy 29:1-20 <br/>(v10-13) ‘You are standing today, all of you, before the LORD your God: the heads of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, all the men of Israel, your little ones, your wives, and the sojourner who is in your camp, from the one who chops your wood to the one who draws your water, so that you may enter into the sworn covenant of the LORD your God, which the LORD your God is making with you today, that He may establish you today as His people, and that He may be your God, as He promised you, and as He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.’ – Slide 13
Conditions for restoration and blessing. <br/>Deuteronomy 30:15-20 <br/>(v16) If you obey the commandments of the LORD your God that I command you today, by loving the LORD your God, by walking in His ways, and by keeping His commandments and His statutes and His rules, then you shall live and multiply, and the LORD your God will bless you in the land that you are entering to take possession of it. – Slide 14
Joshua appointed to take over from Moses. <br/>Deuteronomy 31:1-8 <br/>(v7-8) Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, ‘Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land that the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you shall put them in possession of it. It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.’ – Slide 15
Moses dies. <br/>Deuteronomy 34:1-9 <br/>(v5-6) So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD, and he buried him in the valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor; but no one knows the place of his burial to this day. – Slide 16
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