We are to Love and Obey God even when it is a challenge

Deuteronomy 6:3

Central Theme:  We must obey and love God no matter how hard it is.

 Introduction–Deuteronomy is a book in the Bible.  It is one of those words we use and don’t know what it means.  It means “rehearsal of the law or repeating the Law.”  This book tells us again what God has told us in the Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers.  It is important book because it tells us again that we are to love and obey God. Have a member read Deuteronomy 6:3.

 

       I.     Abraham was about to die.

              A. They had been delivered from Egypt and had spent 40 years in the wilderness.

              B. Abraham wanted to be sure that the people understood what God wanted from them so he took the time to tell them again and then he wrote it all down, again.

 

      II.     Some times don’t you get tired of hearing the same things over and over again?

 

              A. Clean up your room, pick up your things, turn off the TV. 

              B. The problem is that we don’t do these things and so we need to be told again and again.

              C. Years ago, I got sick and tired of hearing my husband tell me to clean out the car.  SO I starting cleaning out the car and guess what he never told me to clean out the car again.

 

     III.     God tells us again and again in many different ways the same things because we must learn to love God and obey him to live happy and successful lives.

          A. Ask God to put into your hearts his law so you can obey him.

 

Conclusion      Loving and obeying God is so important to us that God tells us again and again.