Lectionary reflection for October 23

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Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach reflects on this Sunday’s lectionary texts:

In today’s Deuteronomy text Moses is allowed to view, but not enter, the land promised by the Lord to the Israelites. Moses’ successor, Joshua, is the one who will lead the people of Israel into the “promised land.” God promises the land to the people of Israel “forever” but attaches conditions…

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