Saturday, May 02, 2015

Homiletics - Deuteronomy 33-34


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture): 

Not included.

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
33:1-29
Moses blesses the tribes of Israel
Principle:
God uses the leaders over us to bless us.
2
34:1-12
Moses is blessed to see the Promised Land and be buried by the Lord
Principle:
The Lord cares for and blesses His people, even in death.

 

Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure):

Moses blesses Israel then dies after seeing the Promised Land.

 

Aim (Christian and Non-Christian):

TCMATK God pours blessings upon His people and we should recognize those blessings and be thankful.

 

Application:

1
How have you been blessed by those in authority over you?
Compare and contrast the blessings given by Moses in Deuteronomy 33 with those given by Jacob in Genesis 49.
What does Moses tell the tribes about God in Deuteronomy 33:2-5?
What do you learn about God from Deuteronomy 33?  How will this change your relationship with Jesus?
Which of the blessings in Deuteronomy 33 touches you most deeply?  Why?
How will you bless those under your authority?
2
Since Moses died before the end of Deuteronomy 34, how might this book have come to be finished?
What does it say about Moses that he climbed from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah (Mt. Nebo) at the age of 120?
What do you learn about the Lord in His allowing Moses to see the Promised Land, but not enter it?
If Moses saw the entire Promised Land, why do you think all of the tribes weren’t mentioned?
Why do you think the Lord buried Moses?  See Jude.
How was Joshua equipped to lead the people of Israel?
How have you been similarly equipped?
How is Moses described at the end of Deuteronomy 34?  What evidence do you find in Scripture that this is an accurate description?
How would you like to be described at the end of your life?  What will you do to help that become a reality?

 

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