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According to Deuteronomy the church (Greek: ekklēsia) began as the assembly at Mount Sinai (Deut 9:10). Then because the Jews rejected Christ as their Messiah, the kingdom of God was taken from them and given to the Gentiles (Matt 21:43). Thus Jesus' final words to his disciples were to 'make disciples of all the Gentile

In Deuteronomy 32:17 demons who reign over foreign nations are called elohim. This can be understood against the background of Deuteronomy 32 and Psalm 82. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Deut-32.17a-Demonic-Elohim.pdf

According to Deuteronomy 32:8-9, following the dispersion of the nations following the judgment of Babel, God delegated to the sons of God, the members of the divine council, the rule of all the nations of the earth with the exception of Jacob. The Lord retained for himself the rule of Jacob. In the Abrahamic Covenant

When God dispersed mankind into nations (Gen 11:1-9), he put an angelic son of God over each nation (Deut 32:8) but kept Jacob as his own portion (Deut 32:9). However, these sons of God turned out to be wicked and unjust in their rule over their individual nations (Ps 85:2-7). The final outcome will be

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Deuteronomy 27-33, the final words of Moses, the emphasis is on obedience (Deut 30:11-20).

A chiasm is a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In the emphasis is on providing for the human needs of the Levites and aliens (Deut 26:10-11).

Deuteronomy 29 is written as chiasm, a literary structure where the themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Deuteronomy 20, the emphasis is on the instructions to offer terms of peace to a city

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Deuteronomy 17:8-19:21, the emphasis is on role of the priests (Deut 18:3-5). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Deut-17.8-19.21a-Chiasm.pdf

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Deuteronomy 14:11-20 the emphasis is on defining the unclean birds which were not to

A chiasm is a literary structure where the words or themes of the first section of a passage are repeated in reverse order in the second. Typically whatever is in the center of the chiasm is what is being emphasized. In Deuteronomy 12:1-17:7, the emphasis is on kindness to the poor (Deut 15:1-18). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Deut-12.1-17.7a-Chiasm.pdf