NextLevel Online: Deuteronomy

Session 9: Word #8 - No Stealing

Word #8 deals with not stealing something that belongs to you. What types of things could this include?



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How did you do in obeying the word since the last session?

Word #8 deals with not stealing something that belongs to you. What types of things could this include?

Exodus 5:1-19 details Pharaoh’s thirst for acquiring more. What do you notice about Pharaoh’s attitude? What is he concerned about?

In what ways would it have been difficult for Israel to break out of the culture of production and consumption in Egypt? What events in the wilderness demonstrated their tendency to be consumed with acquiring more?

What is God suggesting about himself by discouraging a culture of scarcity?

Deuteronomy 23 discusses several different gray areas in life. List some gray areas in our culture where it may be difficult to know whether or not something is classified as “stealing.”

Read Joshua 7:1-26. What happened to Israel just after they entered the Promised Land?

Read Joshua 7:11 again. What sin does God say Israel has committed?

What are some ways in which our culture is obsessed with acquiring more?

What is one specific way you can obey this word this week?

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