Category: Peter Craigie

  • Servant-kings

    Moses didn’t just stand up on the mountain to give the law. He sat with the people and took on the burden of hearing and judging their individual cases. When God was angry with the sin of the people, Moses  prayed that God would blot him out of His book rather than destroy the people. The blessing […]

  • Through the fingertips

    Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2 Deuteronomy details the covenant renewal that Moses addressed to Israel on the verge of their conquest of the promised land. A major theme repeated throughout […]

  • Marriage covenant

    I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me. -Deuteronomy 5 Man was not created to be autonomous, or self-governed. He was created in the image of God, but he was created from nothing. Man is a symbol, […]

  • Law of love

    Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Deuteronomy 6 contains the heart of the covenant between God and his people. The Lord our God, the Lord is one. He is not one god among many gods. […]