Deuteronomy 7:1-16 – SETTLING IN
Moses is giving instructions to the Children of Israel for entering the Promised Land.
CONQUEST OF THE LAND – Vss. 1-5
Israel was to conquer the land completely and destroy everything that would influence them to behave as the inhabitants of the land behaved.
COMPASSION OF GOD – Vss. 6-8
Israel was chosen of God.
Israel was reminded that they were not blessed because of their merit but because of God’s great love.
COVENANT WITH ISRAEL – Vss. 9-16
Israel was to behave as God’s covenant people.
They were to obey God’s law.
Obedience would bring physical blessing.