Important Life Lessons From Moses, Part 2

Lesson 2: "Protect Your Relationship With God!"

Lesson Text: Deut 7:1-26.


A)     Remove All Obstacles & Threats (Deut 7:1-5)

1)     Don't seek to be like other sinful peoples and nations (Deut 7:1-2; Pro 14:34).

2)     Don't make covenants with sinful people (Deut 7:1-2; Pro 1:10-19).

3)     Protect the spiritual integrity and purity of your marriages (vs 3-4; 1 Cor 7:39; 2 Cor 6:14-18; 7:1).

4)     Avoid evil influences (vs 5; Mat 5:29-30; 1 Thes 5:22).


B)     Consider How Much God Values You (Deut 7:6-8)

1)     He made us holy (To be set apart as special, because something has been made sacred). (Deut 7:6; 1 Pet 2:9).

2)     His love isn't based on power or might, but upon genuine love and a promise (Deut 7:7-8).


C)     God Blesses Those Who Keep Their Commitments To Him (Deut 7:9-15)

1)     Be steadfast to God and He will be steadfast to you (Deut 7:9).

2)     Disloyalty will be dealt with swiftly (Deut 7:10-11).

3)     You will be blessed, completely (vs 12-15; Ps 103:1-5; Eph 1:3).


D)    Be Courageous In Protecting Your Relationship (Deut 7:16-26)

1)     Show no tolerance for sin (Deut 7:16; Eph 5:6-17).

2)     Don't be afraid to fight for your relationship, Remember God's work (Deut 7:18-19).

3)     God can defeat the greatest of dangers with just the smallest of things (Deut 7:20; 1 Sam 17).

4)     Be patient with God's methods (Deut 7:21-24; Pro 21:31).

5)     Protect your relationship always (Deut 7:25-26).