Deuteronomy – Deu 4:44-49 “And This is the Law Which Moses Set Before…Israel”

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Deuteronomy - Deu 4:44-49 "And This is the Law Which Moses Set Before...Israel"

Deu 4:44 And this is the law which Moses set before the children of Israel:
Deu 4:45 These are the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which Moses spake unto the children of Israel, after they came forth out of Egypt,
Deu 4:46 On this side Jordan, in the valley over against Bethpeor, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel smote, after they were come forth out of Egypt:
Deu 4:47 And they possessed his land, and the land of Og king of Bashan, two kings of the Amorites, which were on this side Jordan toward the sunrising;
Deu 4:48 From Aroer, which is by the bank of the river Arnon, even unto mount Sion, which is Hermon,
Deu 4:49 And all the plain on this side Jordan eastward, even unto the sea of the plain, under the springs of Pisgah.

This is the law which we have learned inwardly and all that the LORD has commanded we will do, both the good and the evil. He is explaining all that He has predestined in our lives. The statutes and judgments which will be used by God on this side the Jordan, before we are literally resurrected. These laws are given to us after we come out of Egypt, which is from our mother's womb, the womb of whatever Babylonian religion we are a part of at the time.

Rom 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
Rom 1:19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.
Rom 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

In our mother's womb we are fed what she eats and drinks, whether we like it or not. But once we come out of the womb, cross the red sea in the negative, we are given our own set of laws of the flesh. We begin to desire what we want, our own personal lusts and desires. These desires turn from simple things in the flesh to things which the law of the flesh says is against God.

So God gives us over to what our flesh desires and uses it to chasten us, to teach us what is Truth. He teaches us that we are slaves to our flesh and not freely choosing as we believe. These principles all come out in the parable of the child found in the wilderness with its mother's cord still attached in the book of Ezekiel. We should always remember that the words of scripture are only given to the Elect to see in this eon. These words are writtten for our admonition, to WHOM the end of our eons have come.

Mat 28:20 teaching them to be keeping all, whatever I direct you. And lo! I am with you all the days till the conclusion of the eon! Amen!" (CLV)

Heb 9:24 For Christ has entered, not into holy places made with hands, which are copies of the true things, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf.
Heb 9:25 Nor was it to offer himself repeatedly, as the high priest enters the holy places every year with blood not his own,
Heb 9:26 for then he would have had to suffer repeatedly since the foundation of the world. But as it is, he has appeared once for all at the end of the ages to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. (ESV)

He does not offer Himself daily and then repeatedly get crucified. He enters us, and we are cleansed once for all that is in us. But as He grows within us, we see what He gave Himself for and WE ARE CRUCIFIED DAILY, NOT HIM. We see what He has saved us from and what and how we lived in the fleshly eon. We begin to see things about ourselves that we did not see. Then as we see these things, we baptize/put to death all that we are in the name of the Father Who created Christ, The Son, Who created all these things in us, and the Spirit of Christ Who shows us all these things for which He died, once for all.

Mat 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. (in our heaven and earth)
Mat 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations (in me), baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Mat 28:20 Teaching them (all nations in me) to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

All of this is done on this side the Jordan while still in these fleshly bodies, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites and Og king of Bashan, two kings of the Amorites. Let's remember what an Amorite is from the study on Deuteronomy 1:19-23 before we go to Ezekiel 16 and read about our birth on this side the Jordan.

The name AmoriteH567 means "sayer" (from H559, to boast) and that took me to a word that had "sayer" in it and that was soothsayerH7080 "to practice divination, divine, diviners of nations, Balaam, false prohet of Israel". Balaam the soothsayer is H1109, "not of the people", Israel. Balaam, the son of BeorH1160, From H1197 (in the sense of burning) H1197- A primitive root; to kindle, that is, consume (by fire or by eating),kindle, set ([on fire]).

So let's put all of this together. An Amorite is a sayer; a sayer (in the negative) is something that is spoken publicly, boastfully, that was brought to thought by divination (other than through the revelation of the righteousness of God in Christ), like Balaam the soothsayer. This soothsayer is NOT of the people, and like his father, Beor (who represents the devil), what he "says" sets on fire, kindles a fire. For whom were the fires of Gehenna fire made? Mat 25:41 tells us Gehenna will be used for the devil and his angels, which angels mean messengers, and messengers mean the things we "say" to others when those sayings are not from the truth. Whatever we "say" is a message to someone for them to comprehend, understand or learn. When that "saying" is from someone without the knowledge of truth, who is not of the people/Balaam, whatever they are saying is "soothsaying". It is kindling the flame of Gehenna where all those "soothsaying" are burnt up. When we say anything and are not understanding God is Creator and LORD of whatever we say, we are soothsaying and that Amoritish, Balaam, Beor spirit must be defeated".

Eze 16:1 Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
Eze 16:2 Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations,
Eze 16:3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto Jerusalem; Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of Canaan; thy father was an Amorite, and thy mother an Hittite.

Contrary to Egyptian belief, worldly belief, we are not born in a state of sinlessness. We know from Psa 51:5 we are concieved in sin and created marred vessels, (Jer 18:4) from birth. We are born without spiritual knowledge of who our father or mother are, which equates to truth. We are born in a state of ignorance of who God is and that there is a God at all. We have the natural, fleshly proclivity to worship ourselves. From birth the flesh wants, it desires, it craves different foods, clothes,and stuff, anything that makes things more comfortable for the flesh. We know that in some places around the world many children are born in a state of severe poverty and have literally nothing from birth, not even food. Many die right away and are spared a life of hunger and sickness. Spiritually speaking though, all people from Adam until now are born in this same place. Our Father is Satan, a soothsaying liar, and our mother is an aborignal Canaanite (Hittite), who is prostate on the ground because she has nothing to offer us,(H2851, H2850, from H2845). It is in this state the word of God comes to us in statutes and judgments. We have nothing to offer and are destitute of anything that would cause God to want us in the flesh. But God, Who is tenderhearted and full of mercy, Who purposely created us in this state, comes to us with knowledge of Himself in the law. This is the explaination of these first three verses above and continues in the next few verses.

Eze 16:4 And as for thy nativity, in the day thou wast born thy navel was not cut, neither wast thou washed in water to supple thee; thou wast not salted at all, nor swaddled at all.
Eze 16:5 None eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto thee, to have compassion upon thee; but thou wast cast out in the open field, to the lothing of thy person, in the day that thou wast born.
Eze 16:6 And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live; yea, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live.
Eze 16:7 I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare.

So God shows us what state we were in and then He covers us with His law. It is given as, and to be as, a spiritual covering, not a fleshly covering. It is not to be used as a way or a reason for His love to us but as a covenant between us that says. "Because of thy nakedness and bloodiness I have shown you by this law I have made a covenant with you in this state." He is saying that the law shows us who we are from creation, and He covers us with His love, and we will grow/be created into a different state.

Eze 16:8 Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.
Eze 16:9 Then washed I thee with water; yea, I throughly washed away thy blood from thee, and I anointed thee with oil.
Eze 16:10 I clothed thee also with broidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.
Eze 16:11 I decked thee also with ornaments, and I put bracelets upon thy hands, and a chain on thy neck.
Eze 16:12 And I put a jewel on thy forehead, and earrings in thine ears, and a beautiful crown upon thine head.
Eze 16:13 Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.
Eze 16:14 And thy renown went forth among the heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my comeliness, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord GOD.

However, we take these ornaments and favor as the Elect and use them for our own glory. We hold the flesh up as though it were the flesh that created these ornaments and that the milk in our breasts that feed the hungry comes from us. The long beautiful hair that represents the glory of God, we act as though we grew it ourselves. This is what the flesh does with the law of God. Instead of us seeing ourselves as we first see ourselves, we think that we are made pure by the law of the flesh, and we make idols. We make religions and doctrines that display to everyone what we have made ourself. Instead of being paid for showing ourselves and showing them our Creator, we give to them ourselves, and we get satisfaction from their pleasure in our flesh.

Eze 16:15 But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and pouredst out thy fornications on every one that passed by; his it was.
Eze 16:16 And of thy garments thou didst take, and deckedst thy high places with divers colours, and playedst the harlot thereupon: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.
Eze 16:17 Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and madest to thyself images of men, and didst commit whoredom with them,
Eze 16:18 And tookest thy broidered garments, and coveredst them: and thou hast set mine oil and mine incense before them.
Eze 16:19 My meat also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou hast even set it before them for a sweet savour: and thus it was, saith the Lord GOD.
Eze 16:25 Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms.
Eze 16:30 How weak is thine heart, saith the Lord GOD, seeing thou doest all these things, the work of an imperious whorish woman;
Eze 16:31 In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thine high place in every street; and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire;
Eze 16:32 But as a wife that committeth adultery, which taketh strangers instead of her husband!
Eze 16:33 They give gifts to all whores: but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers, and hirest them, that they may come unto thee on every side for thy whoredom.
Eze 16:34 And the contrary is in thee from other women in thy whoredoms, whereas none followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a reward, and no reward is given unto thee, therefore thou art contrary.

These are the harsh descriptions about whom we are from birth to what we make ourselves to be in religion. We are worse than a harlot. A harlot gets paid for her harlotry, but we give ourselves to anyone who will give us attention in our religion and magnify us as something other than what we are. This is why we sit so proudly every Sunday in the pews across the world, to give ourselves to all that will have us, each one doing the same thing and each one not seeing that the other is doing it. The big hats, the new fancy clothing, the new cars, the bragging of the new home, of the great children you have, anything and all things that we can brag about or color up so that we can believe we have given someone the idea that we have made it closer to perfection. The ugly satisfaction we get from giving a false show in the flesh to others is the very thing which is to reveal that we are none of those things. If I brag, I brag about weakness, because when I am weak, then I am strong in His strength.

Eze 16:35 Wherefore, O harlot, hear the word of the LORD:
Eze 16:36 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them;
Eze 16:37 Behold, therefore I will gather all thy lovers, with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all them that thou hast loved, with all them that thou hast hated; I will even gather them round about against thee, and will discover thy nakedness unto them, that they may see all thy nakedness.
Eze 16:38 And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will give thee blood in fury and jealousy.

Again, a reminder that these words are not talking to the world because the world cannot see these things as applying to them. They cannot see them as their eyes are MADE blind and cannot see these things about themselves (Mat 13:11). But these very hard words of judgments from God, IF WE CAN RECEIVE IT, are being told of us, the Elect. We are the subject of these verses, we are the harlot. Every Elect person from the resurrection of Christ until today, who are given eyes to see, have seen and are being shown that they are the woman of these verses and that the above verses describe their judgment and the stripping away of pride, as do the following verses;

Eze 16:39 And I will also give thee into their hand, and they shall throw down thine eminent place, and shall break down thy high places: they shall strip thee also of thy clothes, and shall take thy fair jewels, and leave thee naked and bare.
Eze 16:40 They shall also bring up a company against thee, and they shall stone thee with stones, and thrust thee through with their swords.
Eze 16:41 And they shall burn thine houses with fire, and execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many women: and I will cause thee to cease from playing the harlot, and thou also shalt give no hire any more.
Eze 16:42 So will I make my fury toward thee to rest, and my jealousy shall depart from thee, and I will be quiet, and will be no more angry.
Eze 16:43 Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness above all thine abominations.
Eze 16:47 Yet hast thou not walked after their ways, nor done after their abominations: but, as if that were a very little thing, thou wast corrupted more than they in all thy ways.
Eze 16:51 Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.
Eze 16:52 Thou also, which hast judged thy sisters, bear thine own shame for thy sins that thou hast committed more abominable than they: they are more righteous than thou: yea, be thou confounded also, and bear thy shame, in that thou hast justified thy sisters.

As the Elect we shall see ourselves as these verses has described us, and we will then mourn what we thought we were when He returns His favor upon us and what was predestined we go through has accomplished what He set it out to accomplish.

Eze 16:58 Thou hast borne thy lewdness and thine abominations, saith the LORD.
Eze 16:59 For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.
Eze 16:60 Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.
Eze 16:61 Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive thy sisters, thine elder and thy younger: and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.
Eze 16:62 And I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD:
Eze 16:63 That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord GOD.

Once we have borne the shame of what we thought we were, we are established, recreated into a new creation, we have been created in the image of our Creator, Jesus Christ. We become chaste virgins who will know no one but our husband Christ, for Whom we were created. This all starts by the statutes and judgments that we are reading today in Deuteronomy 4. These statutes and judgments are what begins our journey on this side of Jordan, before we physically die. These statutes and judgments have done what they did to the literal Israelites, they have broken us until we are scattered in the world, without a country. The literal Israelites are a parable of the spiritual, first the natural then the spiritual (1Co 15:46).

In 1948 the natural Israelites took back their literal country land from the Palastinians/Philistines. In 1968 they became a literal nation and were recognized as a country again after thousands of years as sojourners in the world. First the natural then the spiritual, we are now understanding, as the spiritual Israel, that we are getting ready to take the world back and rule it for a thousand years as the Israel of God. We have been scattered throughout the world, but we are being gathered for the spiritual battle as was the natural battle, called the one-day war when physical Israel took back the literal land of promise.

We are slowly growing in knowledge and wisdom until the day we are called, the Trump of God is sounded and we are changed literally into the image of our Creator, into spiritual bodies where we will represent our Creator for a thousand years. May God continue to show us His statutes and judgments inwardly, so that we can see what we have been saved from, not a fictious hell but from eternal death. He has called us to be priests and kings to all who have ever lived, we are the fulfilling of the covenant of Noah to the rest of His creation, through the purpose of Him Who has called us.

Eph 1:11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
Eph 1:12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

Eph 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
Eph 3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
Eph 3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Let us not get weary in this trial of life because we must always remember that He Who has begun this work in us will continue it until the day we hear the last trump.

Next week, LORD willing, we will begin to see how these statutes and judgments have an effect on us as we learn them individually in chapter 5 of Deuteronomy.

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