Don’t Forget…

Deuteronomy 4-6
Don’t forget…

“Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.”Deuteronomy‬ ‭4:9‬ 

V10 “remember”

V15 “watch yourselves carefully”

V19 “beware”

V23 “watch yourselves, do not forget”

Reminds me of 1 Timothy 4:16 “pay close attention to yourself and your teaching”

Oftentimes we are more consumed with others and how they are living and what they are teaching, but we are reminded to pay close attention to ourselves, we are to be diligent about our own souls first

Though we are faithless, He is faithful 

“For the LORD your God is a compassionate God; He will not fail you nor destroy you nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.”Deuteronomy‬ ‭4:31‬ ‭

Chapter 5

V1 “hear…learn…observe”

V29 – “Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!”

‭‭Notice the motivation – it will “be well with them” it is to their advantage. Obeying God is in my best interest.

Again in chapter 6:3 “O Israel, you should listen and be careful to do it, that it may be well with you and that you may multiply greatly, just as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.”

V18 “do what is right…that it may go well with you”

V24 ““So the LORD commanded us to observe all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God FOR OUR GOOD ALWAYS and for our survival, as it is today.”

It is good to obey God

When you are really comfortable and enjoying Gods good and gracious provision be careful – 6:12 “then watch yourself, that you do not forget the LORD who brought you from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.” 

Don’t Forget