D E U T E R O N O M Y
Moses, in this chapter, goes on with his charge to
Israel, to be sure to keep up their religion in Canaan. It is much
the same with ch.
iv. I. His preface is a persuasive to obedience,
ver. 1-3. II. He lays down
the great principles of obedience. The first truth to be believed,
That God is one, ver. 4. The
first duty to be done, To love him with all our heart, ver. 5. III. He prescribes the means
for keeping up religion, ver.
6-9. IV. He cautions them against those things which
would be the ruin of religion—abuse of plenty (ver. 10-12), inclination to idolatry
(ver. 14, 15), and gives
them some general precepts, ver.
13, 16-18. V. He directs them what instructions to give
their children, ver. 20,