10 January 2017

Statues and Judgments

Statues and Judgments
Text: Deuteronomy 4:1-6

Rev. Dr. Charles Tan

Message Notes

1. Statutes and judgments (Deuteronomy 4:1)

a) Listen
b) To be taught
c) To observe carefully
d) Act accordingly

2. Consequences

a) That you may live
b) Go in and possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you

3. Do not add   (Deuteronomy 4:2)

a) You shall not add
b) Nor take from it

4. Keeping of the Lord’s word   (Deuteronomy 4:3)

a) That you may keep the commandment of the LORD your God
b) Which is commanded

5. Baal-Peor   (Numbers 25)

a) Harlotry with the women of Moab
b) Sacrifices to the gods of Moab
c) Anger of the Lord
d) Phinehas the son of Eleazar the high priest commended for his zeal

6. Lessons

a) If Israel had kept the commandments of the Lord
b) The incident at Baal Peor would not have occurred

7. Wonderful blessings for keeping the Statues and Judgments

a) This is your wisdom
b) This is your understanding
c) “Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people”   (Deuteronomy 4:6)