Deuteronomy 18–26: On a Series of Prophetic Laterals that Eventually Get to Jesus (Bible Talk, Ep. 61)

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Deuteronomy 18–26 covers a lot of stuff we’ve already seen. But it also sets up a series of prophetic laterals that eventually get to Jesus, the “prophet like Moses” whom Israel had long been waiting for.


1:52 / Where are we in the flow of Deuteronomy and its exposition of the Ten Commandments?

4:43 / What’s happening in the Lord’s promise to raise up a prophet (Deut. 18:15-22)?

6:49 / Does this predict a new kind of office?

9:28 / Does Deuteronomy 18—like chapter 17—give us an onramp to Jesus?

12:23 / Where does the idea of God raising up a prophet like Moses appear in the New Testament?

18:15 / By what criteria should the.people of Israel examine prophets?

21:08 / Jim summarizes Deuteronomy 20 and explains God’s commands for Israel to devote its enemies to complete destruction.

22:34 / “When you draw near to a city to fight against it, offer terms of peace to it” (Deut. 20:10).

23:24 / Sam argues chapter 20 anticipates how the conquest in the book of Joshua should go.

24:36 / Jim expounds on Israel offering terms of peace to (certain?) peoples (Deut. 20:15-16).

26:10 / How do we make sense of God’s wartime rules for taking enemy women as wives (Deut. 21:10-14)?

31:08 / Where does Deuteronomy 21:22-23 show up in the New Testament?

And if a man has committed a crime punishable by death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree, his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall bury him the same day, for a hanged man is cursed by God. You shall not defile your land that the LORD your God is giving you for an inheritance.

33:19 / Should Deuteronomy 22:5 inform how we think about the sexual revolution?1

A woman shall not wear a man’s garment, nor shall a man put on a woman’s cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.

35:01 / Why does it seem like men are punished less than women in Deuteronomy 22:13-21?

40:49 / What should we think about the forbidden unions and assembly barring in the Law (Deut. 23:2-3)?

43:08 / How does God’s goodness shine through laws like those in Deuteronomy 23:7-8?

You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you were a sojourner in his land. Children born to them in the third generation may enter the assembly of the LORD.

44:26 / What does Deuteronomy 24:1-4 teach about divorce?

46:23 / “You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain.” (Deut. 25:4)

48:54 / What makes Deuteronomy 26:16-19 the perfect conclusion to this law-laden section of Scripture?


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