Deuteronomy 11:22 (NLT) - We Show Love To God As We Walk In His Ways.
Deuteronomy 11:22 (NLT) We Show Love To God As We Walk In His
Deuteronomy 11:22 (NLT) "Be careful to obey all these commands
I am giving you. Show love to the Lord your God by walking in his
ways and holding tightly to him.
What God did (1-7). Moses reminded the people of God's past
mercies by using the phrase "what He did" five times. They did not win
the battle in their own strength; God gave the victory. Note that
Moses selected two examples of God's judgment, one from outside the
nation (Egypt) and one from within the nation (the rebellion of Dathan
and Abiram). The second is more dangerous than the first (Acts
What God asks (8-21). He asks that His people obey Him because
their obedience is their strength and life (vv. 8-9). They could not
prosper in the land without God's constant care and blessing (Matt.
8:33). The Word in the heart will control the hand, the eyes and the
tongue and will protect and direct the household (vv. 18-19).
What God promises (22-32). God's "I will" is all the promise we
need! If we choose to obey, God will bless, even though we may
experience trials and burdens. If we choose to disobey, God will still keep
His promise and chasten us. If we love Him (vv. 1, 13, 22), we will
obey Him, and in that obedience is life. [Chapter by Chapter Bible
Commentary by Warren Wiersbe]
The Bible is God's book for his followers, the book he left us,
the book through which he speaks. While there are many Christian
books that you can read, the Bible alone is the book for the ages, the
book that you'll want to read every day in order to learn more about
your new life in Christ, to understand God's will, to learn how he
wants you to live. You see, the Bible is not a book you read from
start to finish and then you're "done." God's Word is "alive and
powerful.... It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires" (Hebrews 4:12,
November 2). You can never "finish" reading the Bible. The Bible will
speak in different ways at different times and give you guidance when
you need it. That's why you need to get into it every day. The more
you study, the more you will understand about God's plan for you.
The Bible is not just a book - it is a living testament by which you
can pattern your life. Take it off the shelf and keep it near you so
that reading it becomes a part of your daily routine. [The One Year
Bible for New Believers re Deu. 11:18-20]
Matthew 4:4 (KJV) But he answered and said, It is written, Man
shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out
of the mouth of God.