The book of Deuteronomy was written in the time as the Israelites were making their way into the Promised land. The Book of Deuteronomy was written for many reasons. One of them being that, since during tha time Moses was used as a messenger to the people, he was needed to give the Israelites retrospective on what God has accomplished for them thus far. The book was also used for the constant mention of what the Lord our God has truly done for them. The name of the book has the meaning of “ Second Law”. This means the Moses has to reiterate to the Israelites a second time as he was the messenger. In the book of Deuteronomy, has a lot of useful information to learn from. In the book of Deuteronomy, it is mostly a book that focuses on the law and informative history. Some refer to the book of Deuteronomy as a chapter that has to deal with informative and very useful history, it is almost considered a history lesson as it does deal with many flash backs in time. The book has to deal with major themes the two themes being discussed are Memory and Love.
Memory is important when it comes to worshipping God. To have memory is to have history. You need to have history to know where you have came from and so that you are able to see and understand where you are at presently. History is stated all throughout Deuteronomy. It is within the first chapters of the book of Deuteronomy, between chapters one and four that Moses since he is the narrator is explaining what exactly Gods chosen people went through while they were attempting to get in the Promised Land. "Remember and do not forget how you provoked the Lord your God to wrath in the wilderness; you have been rebellious against the Lord from the day you came out of the land of Egypt until you came to this place. Even at Horeb you provoked the Lord to wrath, and the Lord was so angry with you that he was ready to destroy you." (Deuteronomy 9:7-8) He goes through the stories that are mostly stated in the book of Exodus. He is urging the audience to pay attention to God's word and to constantly obey him. He wants them comply with all of God's demands, laws, and orders. The book of Deuteronomy is stated to be the book of laws. In the book between the chapter of five and twenty eight Moses is recapitulating the Ten Commandments to Gods chosen people the Israelites. In these chapters, Moses also explains to the Israelites how to be people of God and be worthy of his kingdom. He tells them how to properly worship the Lord and to be worthy to him. In Chapters twenty nine through thirty is explains how Moses reiterates to the people present themselves before God. It explains how they can become a union, as well as their attitude and belief toward him.
The Lord God is filled with many emotions and one of those is Love. The Lord God loves his people so much and is willing to do anything for them. The Lord God made many promises to the nation and they were promises that he wanted to...