The most important series of verses in this section are found in Deuteronomy chapter 6. The Shema! These words found in 6:5 speak of loving God with our whole heart, our soul, and all our strength. These words are repeated by orthodox Jews today and many of them have them posted on their houses as is commanded here as well. The passage goes on to put a huge responsibility on parents to pass this message down to their children in any way possible. Parent, we are responsible for the spiritual upbringing of our children. The church is there to assist but should never take precedence over your teaching at home. Your children need it desperately. Praise God that we have the incredible privilege of speaking the words of truth to our children.
Tomorrow’s reading: Deuteronomy 8-11