Summary: To show that keeping and doing GOD's WORDS has it's rewards - good success, wise dealings and prosperity in every area of our life. Our goal is good success - prosperity in everything.
Did you do all the hard work so that you are prosperous today?
No. The LORD did it to me. I only watched.
Deuteronomy 8:18 (Amplified Bible)
8:18 But you shall [earnestly] remember the Lord your God, for it is He Who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that keeping and doing GOD's WORDS has it's rewards - good success, wise dealings and prosperity in every area of our life. Our goal is good success - prosperity in everything.
Deuteronomy 29:9 (Amplified Bible)
29:9 Therefore keep the words of this covenant and do them, that you may deal wisely and prosper in all that you do.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You have prospered us in everything we do by keeping GOD's WORDS - the LORD JESUS in our hearts.
JESUS prospered us in everything
A. Name derived from: 2 Greek words: "deuteros" meaning second and "nomos" meaning law.
B. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)
C. Date written: 1407 - 1406 B.C.
D. Purpose: The former generation of Israel had died in the wilderness; hence it was important that the law should be repeated and expounded to the new generation before they entered the Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
E. To whom written: The children of Israel, the generation which would enter and conquer the Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
F. Main Theme: A rehearsal of the laws proclaimed at Sinai, with a call to obedience, interspersed with a review of the experiences of the old generation.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
G. Key word: Remember
H. Key verses:
Deuteronomy 6:1-4 (Amplified Bible)
6:1 NOW THIS is the instruction, the laws, and the precepts which the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land to which you go to possess it,
6:2 That you may [reverently] fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son’s son, and keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and be watchful to do them, that it may be well with you and that you may increase exceedingly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.
6:4 Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord [the only Lord].
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Observe and do GOD's WORDS
"Therefore keep the words of this covenant and do them,"
GOD's Promises always has conditions and it's 100% based on Divine effort and not on our selves. This is our part that we observe and be a doer of GOD's WORDS.
Hebrews 13:20-21 (Amplified Bible)
13:20 Now may the God of peace [Who is the Author and the Giver of peace], Who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood [that sealed, ratified] the everlasting agreement (covenant, testament),
13:21 Strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be and equip you with everything good that you may carry out His will; [while He Himself] works in you and accomplishes that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ (the Messiah); to Whom be the glory forever and ever (to the ages of the ages). Amen (so be it).
The LORD JESUS strengthens and equips us in everything good that we may carry out His will.
1 Peter 5:10 (Amplified Bible)
5:10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you.
Hebrews 12:23 (Amplified Bible)
12:23 And to the church (assembly) of the Firstborn who are registered [as citizens] in heaven, and to the God Who is Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous (the redeemed in heaven) who have been made perfect,
It's only ALL because of JESUS we are made righteous and just, and CHRIST will complete this by making us perfect.
B. The LORD JESUS have prospered us in everything we do
"that you may deal wisely and prosper in all that you do."
In our relationship with the LORD JESUS CHRIST, this is GOD's part: That because of JESUS, the LORD JESUS already prospered us in everything we do.
Prosper or "sakal" in Hebrew means:
1. to make or act circumspect and hence intelligent