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Already But Not Yet

The land is a major theme in Deuteronomy. God had delivered Israel out of slavery. But he didn’t deliver them so they could just be wanderers and exiles. He was taking them to a place! He was taking them to the land of Canaan, which God had promised the fathers (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob) that he would give to their descendants. The land was to be a place of abundance, flowing with milk and honey, with lush hills and valleys, and lots of produce. The land was to be a place of blessing and a place of rest. The land was to be a home for a people who had never had one.

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