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Deuteronomy 20 - AMP

2 And when you come near to the battle, the priest shall approach and speak to the men, 3 And shall say to them, Hear, O Israel, you draw near this day to battle against your enemies. Let not your hearts faint; fear not, and do not tremble or be terrified because of them. 4 For the Lord your God is He Who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to save you. 5 And the officers shall speak to the people, saying, What man is there who has built a new house and has not dedicated it? Let him return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man dedicate it. 6 And what man has planted a vineyard and has not used the fruit of it? Let him also return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man use the fruit of it. 7 And what man has betrothed a wife and has not taken her? Let him return to his house, lest he die in the battle and another man take her. 8 And the officers shall speak further to the people, and say, What man is fearful and fainthearted? Let him return to his house, lest his brethren's hearts faint as does his own. 9 And when the officers finish speaking to the people, they shall appoint commanders at the head of the people. 10 When you draw near to a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace to it. 11 And if that city makes an answer of peace to you and opens to you, then all the people found in it shall be tributary to you and they shall serve you. 12 But if it refuses to make peace with you and fights against you, then you shall besiege it. 13 And when the Lord your God has given it into your hands, you shall smite every male there with the edge of the sword. 14 But the women, the little ones, the beasts, and all that is in the city, all the spoil in it, you shall take for yourselves; and you shall use the spoil of your enemies which the Lord your God has given you. 15 So shall you treat all the cities that are very far off from you, that do not belong to the cities of these nations. 16 But in the cities of these people which the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes. 17 But you shall utterly exterminate them, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, as the Lord your God has commanded you, 18 So that they may not teach you all the abominable practices they have carried on for their gods, and so cause you to sin against the Lord your God. 19 When you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by using an ax on them, for you can eat their fruit; you must not cut them down, for is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged by you? 20 Only the trees which you know are not trees for food you may destroy and cut down, that you may build siege works against the city that makes war with you until it falls.

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Shared by: MELVIN MAUGHMER, JR. on Jan, 2014
Summary: There can be no coexistence of sin and a godly life. There are something's that need to die.
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 4,324
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Shared by: Andy Grossman on Nov, 2012
Summary: An evaluation of the election and honoring vets
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Deuteronomy 20:1-4
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Daren Mitchell avatar
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Shared by: Daren Mitchell on May, 2012
Summary: In Deuteronomy 20 Moses tells the Israelite people how God wants them to conquer the promised land. He provides the principles of war. Paul tells us in Ephesians 6 that we fight a war today. Are the principles similar?
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In The Dark- Part Two
Shared by: Joe Rowland on Oct, 2009
Summary: I dreamed that I was in the dark. I had a feeling of hopelessness. I was afraid. All of a sudden, God’s presence came upon me. I started to shout, “Jesus”. I no longer felt hopeless. I was not afraid to be in the dark. I knew that God was with me.
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Scripture: Deuteronomy 20:1-4
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"Facing the Giants"
Shared by: Jerry DePoy on Jul, 2008
Summary: Four lousy excuses to not get involved in the fight and four New Testament reasons to consider the cause more important than the lousy excuses:
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Deuteronomy 20:1-12
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Views: 1,577
Gerald Van Horn avatar
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Shared by: Gerald Van Horn on Jul, 2006
Summary: God gave the laws that deal with our warfare.
based on 58 ratings
Scripture: Deuteronomy 20:1-10
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 10,541
Gary Nibbelink avatar
Shared by: Gary Nibbelink on Mar, 2004
Summary: The Who, What, When,Were of Discipleship
Series: Lent
based on 18 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 938
Cole Phillips avatar
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Shared by: Cole Phillips on Mar, 2003
Summary: There is a time for everything under the sun, even war. When is the right time for war? What does God think about war? How should we fight a war? And how should a Christian respond?
based on 212 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,598
Robert Robb avatar
Cities of refuge
Shared by: Robert Robb on Nov, 2002
Summary: Cities of Refuge - a picture of Christ
based on 56 ratings
Scripture: Deuteronomy 20:1-9
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 5,333
Jim Luthy avatar
Be Strong
Shared by: Jim Luthy on Oct, 2002
Summary: Living on another level requires us to recognize that what we see is not the only reality. We must recognize that there is not only the natural, but the supernatural, and we survive in both realms by being strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.
based on 71 ratings
Views: 4,750
Kirk DeVine avatar
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Shared by: Kirk DeVine on Jul, 2001
Summary: When you feel as if the devil has knocked you down for the last time, Isaiah reminds us that God has our back!
based on 382 ratings
Views: 81,182
Kenneth Pack avatar
Beware of the Second Love
Shared by: Kenneth Pack on Mar, 2001
Summary: From various Bible characters we can see that today as then there are many voices bidding for our love and affection. The most important thing is to keep the Lord first in our lives.
based on 134 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,897