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Body Building Daily Devotional- 59

by David Joynt on November 09, 2021

DEUTERONOMY 6:2 | so that you and your children and your children’s children may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life, and keep all his decrees and his commandments that I am  commanding you, so that your days may be long.

What a swift movement from the fear of the Lord to the family, from the divine command, to the realm of intimate relationships! Divine law is meant to tie the generations together in a shared faith and a common fidelity. It can only do this if it is, in its most basic instructions, eternal. Jesus explained, “I have not come to abolish the law or the prophets… but to fulfill them… Truly I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one dot or iota will pass from the law, until all is accomplished” (Matthew 5:17-18). Essential, changeless, and eternal, God’s central commands are nevertheless fragile and vulnerable! They must be passed on within families! If they are not passed, parents to children, each generation to the next, they are lost and forgotten, instead of being cherished and lived out.

Do you understand the law of God to be both eternal and

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