Deuteronomy – Deu 5:30-6:6 “You Shall Observe to do Therefore as the LORD Your God Hath Commanded You”

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Deuteronomy - Deu 5:30-6:6 "You Shall Observe to do Therefore as the LORD Your God Hath Commanded You:

Deu 5:30 Go say to them, Get you into your tents again.
Deu 5:31 But as for thee, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments, which thou shalt teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess it.
Deu 5:32 Ye shall observe to do therefore as the LORD your God hath commanded you: ye shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.
Deu 5:33 Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.
Deu 6:1 Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess it:
Deu 6:2 That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
Deu 6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land that floweth with milk and honey.
Deu 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
Deu 6:5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
Deu 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

It is obvious that these words were never meant to be kept by these literal Israelites, because Israel did not obey these words. They did serve other gods, because these words were never in their heart. Just a few verses before these we read:

Deu 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

It's not like the LORD was taken by surprise and that He was just wringing His hands, hoping that they would be obedient to Him so that He could bless them. This is the way religion looks at The LORD. We are all taught that He is a feckless, weak God that is just sitting up somewhere all alone, being comforted by angels over the plight of His wayward children. When we are blind we do not see Him as King of kings and LORD of lords while in darkness, blinded by false doctrine of the pit.

Rev 9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit. (Sun of righteousness - Mal 4:2- Air=wind=spirit - Joh 3:8)

In the past we see Him as the church leaders of this darkened world see Him, putting Adam and Eve in a paradise, no reason for sinning, yet somehow they muster up a free will, independent and separate from God, and go against His will. I would have told you in time past that it was because God created them with free will, and it was up to them to do good or evil, even though they didn't know what either were. I would have told you that Adam plunged all of humanity into sin by his own free will, then would have contradicted myself and said, "But we can now become good by our own free will" ignoring the obvious conundrum that if I were sold into slavery by Adam, how could I make a free choice? But here in these verses we have an obvious contradiction to the fleshly mind of our old man. He tells them that they cannot keep His commandments. He tells them that they do not have a heart to do so, yet He then tells them to keep and do these commandments, that these commandments must be upon their hearts. Why is He telling them to do something which He knows they cannot do? It's a simple answer, and we will let scripture answer it for us.

1Co 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.

"They are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come."

What is the end of the worlds that have come? The getting ready to cross the Jordan and rule and reign the entire earth for a 1000 years. We are a special people to Christ, because He created us to possess the land of the literal earth and rule this physical earth in spiritual bodies for a thousand years. Right now we are being taught to rule outwardly by ruling inwardly, by ruling all the nations within us as a precursor to the actual ruling of all the earth. These laws and statutes we are reading about are written UPON us, and we will be the heart that will rule the body of the world. Right now the heart of the world is without form and void of truth, and darkness is all over the face of it. But the Spirit of our Head will move His body upon this world, and God will proclaim us as the LIGHT of His Truth;

Gen 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. (this is us in Christ)
Gen 1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
Gen 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.

We will be that "firmament" which God uses to pound, stamp, spread abroad and stretch the nations of this world. As He is doing inside of us now, so He will do to the nations of this world by us. We will be the Spirit of God that will move upon the face of the waters below the firmament and proclaim the Light of Jesus Christ as LORD of lords and King of kings.

Isa 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Isa 42:2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.
Isa 42:3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
Isa 42:4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.
Isa 42:5 Thus saith God the LORD (this is speaking of Jesus Christ), he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Isa 42:6 I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
Isa 42:7 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Isa 42:8 I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.
Isa 42:9 Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them.

Who created the world, us and everything in it, about which these verses are speaking? Jesus Christ.

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:
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.
Col 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

And if He is the Creator of all things and He is the Head of the Body, then who is Isaiah speaking about when He says the Elect, whom He has "put my spirit upon", who shall "bring forth judgment"? And who are these words speaking of:

"I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house."

They are speaking of us as the Body of Christ. We are the Elect of Christ, created for this very time, for this very eon that is approaching, to rule all nations with a rod of iron.

Rev 12:5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.

The statutes and commandments are upon our heart because Christ is our heart, Christ is our life, and Christ is our strength. The commandments are given by Christ and the commandments are kept by Christ. We are called in His righteousness, we are held by Him, kept by Him and are given for a covenant, a light unto the gentiles.

Christ first fulfilled these scriptures in Isaiah in Matthew 12:17-21;

Mat 12:17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,
Mat 12:18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
Mat 12:19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
Mat 12:20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
Mat 12:21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.

Remember He is the Head in which these scriptures are fulfilled and the knowledge of these scriptures then are sent throughout His body so that it reacts to what The Head declares. These scriptures are fulfilled in Christ at this time but He sees the end from the beginning because He is BOTH;

Isa 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Rev 21:6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

He will give to His body the fountains of His knowledge that will flow from the Head to the Body; the very Body that is UNITED to the Head, the body that is ONE with Him. The commandments are kept by us because the Head keeps them. He is the law giver and the laws which He desires that His body follows, they will do, because the Head has directed it to do so. This morning my head said to my body, "get up" and it did. Then it said "feed the animals" and it did, Then it said "feed the wife" and it did, then it said "go to work" and it did. The point being is that nowhere in this discussion did the body disobey the Head's commands. It may resist the cold weather or resist getting up because the muscles of the body aches or are sore, but the Head always rules the body. This natural example tells us how the LORD Jesus Christ is ruling the world through us in the 1000 year reign. We will move with the efficiency that is required to fulfill whatever the Head requires. It tells us how He is ruling and reigning now in this world. It is being brought to an ultimate climax where the reins of rulership of this world will be handed over to the Elect, the body of Christ, and we will, by the direction of the Head, rule the nations of this world for a thousand years. Then when the thousand years are over and we have been taught how to rule and reign, we will then bring light to the gentiles as their lake of fire. They will then be bought by the blood of Christ and see that their lives were saved from the famine of the second death. Their slavery, our slavery, to the King, IS LIFE ETERNAL.

Gen 47:13 And there was no bread in all the land (within us); for the famine was very sore, so that the land of Egypt and all the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine.
Gen 47:14 And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house. (everything we thought we were in the world and in Babylon is still not enough to attain the bread of Christ's Body)
Gen 47:15 And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan (we don't have anything left that we think is good), all the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in thy presence? for the money faileth.
Gen 47:16 And Joseph said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if money fail. (all our sacrifices is the meaning of the cattle)
Gen 47:17 And they brought their cattle unto Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses (all our power), and for the flocks (all our gatherings in church meetings), and for the cattle of the herds, and for the asses (all our burdens): and he fed them with bread for all their cattle for that year.
Gen 47:18 When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands:
Gen 47:19 Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate. (and lastly everything we are and think we have possession over)
Gen 47:20 And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh's. (the work of the lake of fire has been such a devastating famine that it has eaten all that the people have thought they owned and was theirs)
Gen 47:21 And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
Gen 47:22 Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands. (this is us as the new man, as the Elect,we are both, the people and the priest's)
Gen 47:23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. (this is where the land is being reseeded in the knowledge of truth)
Gen 47:24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones.
Gen 47:25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.
Gen 47:26 And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's.

These are powerful scriptures which show how the world in us is handed over to the Elect and how the priests are God's people from the beginning. When all which we think is ours is finally sold to the king from the famine of the law, we then and only then, submit to be slaves to His kingdom. It is not a matter of how but a matter of when. Because we all will submit to the King, we all will bow the knee; we all will sell ourselves to Him by proclaiming the blood of the Lord Jesus. Christ was the famine that swept across my land showing me that I broke the law that I swore I could keep, and by it my LORD was crucified for me. What we have just said are the commandments, statutes and judgments that the famine of the law does to God's elect. These laws have accomplished what the LORD has desired they accomplish, breaking us down to the point where we first buy the truth with what we think is our money, our good acts, our good behavior, our free will acts of love to Jesus out of our own independent loving heart. Then when that fails to keep us fed with bread, we sell our cattle, all our sacrifices we've done "for you Lord". When that fails to keep us fed, finally we sell it all, we give all that we are, all that we've ever been, all that we ever thought we were, and we finally give up our free will thoughts of being independent from Him. It happens in a stage of three, the process of judgment.

I know that over the past three to four weeks these studies seem to be redundant and repetitive, but they must be so to understand even a portion of what these scriptures in Deuteronomy 5 and 6 actually mean. My waters below the firmament have been so filled with moss, scum and dead fish from the stagnant waters of Babylon that it takes many studies to try and evaporate into the waters above the firmament. The only way that these statutes, commandments and judgments can be written upon my heart is to relinquish all that I am, thought I was, or thought I could be and see Christ as my heart. He keeps these things and in turn allows me the privilege to keep them. He will not allow us to keep them if we think we have the power to do so. The bread comes from Joseph's power, Christ, directed by the power of Pharaoh, God the Father. We eat because He gives us to eat. He has something to feed us because He has kept the storehouse full, after the famine of the commandments, statutes and judgments have eaten up all that we are.

Gen 41:25 And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed Pharaoh what he is about to do.
Gen 41:29 Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:
Gen 41:30 And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the land;
Gen 41:31 And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous.
Gen 41:32 And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.

Our seven years of living fat, thinking we have kept the commandents, statutes and judgments are over, the seven years of famine is upon the Elect NOW in our eon. All that we thought we were is gone, the law has done what it was sent out to do - kill us. When you have nothing left to give, you will obtain it all.

Mar 12:41 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much.
Mar 12:42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.
Mar 12:43 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:
Mar 12:44 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.

We are widowed because we have nothing left of ourselves to give but ourselves. We relinquish our rights as free moral beings and lay the witness (2) of how the law brought us seven years of plenty in thinking we were something. It filled us with plenty of pride and arrogance to feed from until the famine of the law ate up all that we had ever thought we were and then kept eating. It devours us, it kills us, it depletes us of any last mite that we think we have to offer, and when that is done, then we have become WILLING slaves to the King and sold even ourselves for a morsel of His bread. Listen to these words again with the mind of a slave of righteousness, a righteousness that the law brought about by testifying of what I am;

Deu 6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, (who is Israel? Gal 6:16) and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land that floweth with milk and honey. (Christ is the land)
Deu 6:4 Hear, O Israel: THE LORD OUR GOD is ONE LORD: (the "is" is added)
Deu 6:5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
Deu 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

If we are not given eyes to see, we will miss what was just said. He says that the LORD our God, One LORD and that we should love HIM with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our might. There are three things which the law had consumed. He is telling us that all that we are, have been or will be must be given to God as the One LORD Who created it all, and in doing so, even our sin, we are acknowledging that He alone is LORD and Creator of who and what we are. THIS IS KEEPING THE LAW WITH ALL MY HEART,SOUL AND MIGHT. When I see that I have no heart to keep the law, I have no soul that desires to keep the law, and have no might to keep the law, I have then just been given it all. I have been given the privilege to see Christ as all in all and King of my kings, and LORD of my lords. And then:

"...these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart".

These words are in Christ our heart and they shall be fulfilled by us in Christ, Works ordained before the foundation of the world that we should walk in.

Eph 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
Eph 1:4 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love
Eph 1:5 he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,
Eph 1:6 to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.

Eph 2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

What are these good works? We just got through going over them, the destruction of the flesh by the law and our redemption by the resurrection of Christ in us. This is all the work of God, and it is called being "in the faith". Lord willing, in our study next week, we will cover the following verses and will show how they are the same thing as spiritually being "in the faith".

Deu 6:7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
Deu 6:8 You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.
Deu 6:9 You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

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