Deuteronomy – Deu 3:21-29 The Lord Your God He Shall Fight for You

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Deu 3:21-29 The Lord Your God He Shall Fight for You

Deu 3:21 And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest.
Deu 3:22 Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight for you.
Deu 3:23 And I besought the LORD at that time, saying,
Deu 3:24 O Lord GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?
Deu 3:25 I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon.
Deu 3:26 But the LORD was wroth with me for your sakes, and would not hear me: and the LORD said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter.
Deu 3:27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.
Deu 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.
Deu 3:29 So we abode in the valley over against Bethpeor.

It is very important for us to know who these two kings, Sihon and Og, are because they are mentioned a great deal in scripture. What we know is they are both giants, and they are in the land before they cross the Jordan. We know there are two of them; 2 is the number for witness, and it is followed by 3, the number for the process of judgment. So Sihon witnesses to Og and vice versa. They are one and the same. They are the old man and his freewill false doctrine. If you remember, the root to the name Sihon means to "account, devise, reason" and the root to Og means to "gyrate" or "round". Put them together, and you see that the old man encircles himself with all his devising, reasoning and accounting, because he believes he is free from the will of God and that he is separate and independent from God in all things.

This is why these two witnesses are defeated BEFORE the rest of Israel (mankind) obtain their inheritance. They are judged in the land before entering the promised land. They are judged in the Elect, who will enter BEFORE the rest of Israel, to fight for them. Once Sihon and Og are judged within us as a whole, then we will be used to judge Sihon and Og in the rest of their lands.

Num 32:20 And Moses said unto them, If ye will do this thing, if ye will go armed before the LORD to war,
Num 32:21 And will go all of you armed over Jordan before the LORD, until he hath driven out his enemies from before him,
Num 32:22 And the land be subdued before the LORD: then afterward ye shall return, and be guiltless before the LORD, and before Israel; and this land shall be your possession before the LORD.

Jos 1:12 And to the Reubenites, and to the Gadites, and to half the tribe of Manasseh, spake Joshua, saying,
Jos 1:13 Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, saying, The LORD your God hath given you rest, and hath given you this land.
Jos 1:14 Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help them;
Jos 1:15 Until the LORD have given your brethren rest, as he hath given you, and they also have possessed the land which the LORD your God giveth them: then ye shall return unto the land of your possession, and enjoy it, which Moses the LORD'S servant gave you on this side Jordan toward the sunrising.
Jos 1:16 And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.
Jos 1:17 According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
Jos 1:18 Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.

This is the plan for the taking of our lands inwardly now as the Elect. God is preparing us for the battle to come in the ruling of the nations outwardly with a rod of iron during the millenium.

Jdg 3:2 Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing thereof;

We must remember that the day will come outwardly, as it has come inwardly, to war against all that are an offence to God and are not in submission to the will of God which is in Jesus Christ. All of the world that has ever existed must be brought to their knees and confess that Jesus is LORD. During this period we are discussing now, about us conquering the giants in our land before the whole tribe is at peace, it is the war plans of how it will occur when the trump of God is blown.

1Th 4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
1Th 4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
1Th 4:15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
1Th 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
1Th 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
1Th 4:18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

All of those who have physically died and were elect of God will be risen at the same time we are. "So them also which sleep IN Jesus will God bring with Him." We are all ONE body, so when one part appears, so does the other. We are not whole without them who are asleep in Jesus. Whether we sleep or are awake in that day we are still The LORD'S, for no one lives or dies to himself, for all are alive to God.

Rom 14:7 For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.
Rom 14:8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Rom 14:9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

For the sake of understanding who we are as the Reubenites, Gadites and half-tribe of Manasseh, they are the parable of those who are spiritually awakened in time BEFORE we all cross the jordan to defeat the giants in the lands of all of the other Israelites. They are us, and we are them. But in this honor of being given the land first, it comes with the promises that we are not to settle into our land until the whole of Israel is united in their land of promise.

Deu 3:21 And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest.
Deu 3:22 Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight for you.

These verses are very comforting, because they are telling us that the same way the LORD conquered all the giants within your land He will conquer all those giants in the lands to come that are within all the people who have ever lived. They have giants just like we have in our land, put there, created by the same God Who created us; created for our growth, to create faith in us and to show us Who God really is. If it were by works, then the giants would still be in the land, because we cannot fight against the giants in our own strength.

Col 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Col 1:11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

We are increasing in the knowledge of God by the trials we endure, the fighting of the giants in our land. We are strengthened with ALL MIGHT, ACCORDING TO HIS GLORIOUS POWER, UNTO ALL PATIENCE AND LONGSUFFERING WITH JOYFULNESS.

Jas 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Jas 1:3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
Jas 1:4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Remember that part of this land which the LORD conquered for us was named Arnon, and Arnon means "shouting with joy".

Col 1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
Col 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Now that we have joy we give the heap of our testimony, Gilead, by giving thanks to the Father, which has made us partakers of the INHERITANCE of the saints, the land before the Jordan, the land of Og and Sihon. He has delivered us from the giants, the power of darkness and translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son.

Col 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
Col 1:15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:
Col 1:16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
Col 1:17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

By Him were these giants created in our heavens, our earth, visible sins, invisible sins, thrones, dominions, principalities, powers, all things in our land were created by Him, and by Him do they all consist or by Him do they die. Our wilderness journey is a parable of our millennium, the time we are ruled by a rod of iron, the law of the flesh, ten commandments, but never converted. None of the Israelites who came out of Egypt went into the promised land. They all disobeyed God and died in the wilderness. This is a parable of our old carnal nature that thinks it can please God by Babylonian worship. We desire the foods of Egypt instead of the truth. The rod of iron allows us to see the promised land but never possess it.

Deu 3:23 And I besought the LORD at that time, saying,
Deu 3:24 O Lord GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?
Deu 3:25 I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon.
Deu 3:26 But the LORD was wroth with me for your sakes, and would not hear me (the LORD was wroth with us because we cannot keep the law of the flesh): and the LORD said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter.
Deu 3:27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

We can get a glimpse of the promised land, like Moses did, who represents the law, but we cannot enter it. The entering is by the power of God, WITHOUT THE LAW.

Rom 3:21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
Rom 3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:
Rom 3:27 Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
Rom 3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.

Deu 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.
Deu 3:29 So we abode in the valley over against Bethpeor.

The law of God strengthened Christ (Joshua) because He never broke the law. We did break it, and He sought it by faith in His Father's promises that He would be resurrected. The law was not a curse to Him until He took our sins upon Himself, then "cursed is everyone who hangs upon a tree".

Gal 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
Gal 3:11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident (this is why moses couldn't cross over): for, The just shall live by faith.
Gal 3:12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
Gal 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:
Gal 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Gal 3:15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
Gal 3:17 And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
Gal 3:18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.
Gal 3:19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

We are the Reubenites, Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh who are inheriting the promises now in time. God is defeating the giants in our land now for the purpose of teaching the rest of Israel, the world, how to war against their giants later. Next week, LORD willing, we will start Deuteronomy chapter four.

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