WITH ALL YOUR HEART: Deuteronomy Reading Plan

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This reading plan is aimed to help you see the heart of the book of Deuteronomy. Deuteronomy has much to say about the heart of God and the heart of man. Here are four questions to help you reflect on the Word.

  1. What does this passage teach about God?

  2. What does this passage teach about us?

  3. How will I obey this passage this week?

  4. How does this passage point to Jesus?

 

Part 1: Deuteronomy 1-4

Israel is on the brink of the Promised Land (again), so Moses reflects on the covenant with a new generation. We see that God’s relationship with Israel is all grace—past (ch. 1), present (ch. 2-3), and future (ch. 4). The purpose of the Law is for God’s people to show God’s glory by God’s grace to all the nations.

May 5         Deuteronomy 1:6-8

May 6         Deuteronomy 4:1-2

May 7         Deuteronomy 4:5-9

May 8         Deuteronomy 4:15-19

May 9         Deuteronomy 4:20-24

May 10       Deuteronomy 4:29-31

May 11        Deuteronomy 4:39-40

Part 2: Deuteronomy 5-11

The second section lays out (ch. 5) and expounds the 10 commandments (ch. 6-11). The essence of the Law is to love the Lord with all your heart. But to truly do that, Israel will need new hearts with the Law written in it.

May 12        Deuteronomy 6:4-6

May 13        Deuteronomy 6:13-16

May 14        Deuteronomy 8:1-3

May 15        Deuteronomy 8:17-18

May 16        Deuteronomy 9:4-5

May 17        Deuteronomy 10:12-19

May 18        Deuteronomy 11:18-21

 

Part 3: Deuteronomy 12-26

In this section, Moses gets specific about the Law’s stipulations. Israel’s way of life in the land is meant to reveal the life of God. God wants His people to show His heart to the nations in true worship, righteousness, and holiness.

May 19       Deuteronomy 12:29-32

May 20       Deuteronomy 15:7-11

May 21        Deuteronomy 17:14-17

May 22       Deuteronomy 18:15-19

May 23       Deuteronomy 21:22-23

May 24       Deuteronomy 24:17-22

May 25       Deuteronomy 26:16-19

 

Part 4: Deuteronomy 27-34

Deuteronomy closes with the official renewal of the covenant. Israel agrees to the terms for better (the blessings) or worse (the curses). Sadly, Deuteronomy itself assumes total failure and the curses of exile. As Moses dies, the Law still hasn’t been fulfilled. Who will finally love the Lord with all their heart?

May 26       Deuteronomy 27:9-10

May 27       Deuteronomy 28:1-6

May 28       Deuteronomy 28:15-19

May 29       Deuteronomy 30:1-10

May 30       Deuteronomy 30:11-14

May 31        Deuteronomy 31:7-8

June 1         Deuteronomy 32:44-47

Smith Hopkins