The eternal God — He who was before all worlds, and will be when time shall be no more; is thy refuge — Or, thy habitation, or mansion-house, (so the word signifies,) in whom thou art safe, and easy, and at rest, as a man in his own house. Intro: Two realms of mystery that assault soul & produce fear, fear of future and fear of unfathomable present. He drove out the enemy before you and commanded, "Destroy!" "What is going to happen?" Unless Christ has captured our hearts, we’ll search for satisfaction in all the wrong places. He drives out the enemy before you, giving the … Thrust out the enemy - He will expel all the ancient inhabitants, and put thee in possession of their land. It ends with an ... Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord” (33:29). Thy refuge - Rather, “dwellingplace.” Compare Psalm 90:1; Psalm 91:9. Deuteronomy 33:27-28 The Message (MSG) 26-28 There is none like God, Jeshurun, riding to your rescue through the skies, his dignity haloed by clouds. 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", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Brenton Translaton of the Septuagint (LXX), and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Eternal Life, Eternality, Everlasting Life, Eschatology of the Old Testament (with Apocryphal and Apocalyptic Writings). He who ever was and ever will be; and He who was, is, and will be unchangeably holy, wise, just, and merciful. The God who was at the beginning is our refuge. (Art & photo credits: ... (Romans 12:2, The Message). Opening Illustration: Napoleon, the Great Emperor of France, was sitting on his horse one day looking at some papers ...read more Scripture: Deuteronomy 33:27, Deuteronomy 33:23-26. The imagery is like standing on a balcony in a tall building overlooking a parade. (Psalm 36:6; Psalm 32:10; Deuteronomy 33:27; Psalm 32:7). Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Moses’ message and teaching have been to a people who through him God saved. He is our dwelling place. The ancient God is home on a foundation of everlasting arms. (Deuteronomy 33:26-27) The God of the beginning and the end is your dwelling place. The imagery is like standing on a balcony in a tall building overlooking a parade. Deuteronomy 33:26-28 MSG There is none like God, Jeshurun, riding to your rescue through the skies, his dignity haloed by clouds. "What shall we do?" Or, thy habitation, or mansion-house, (so the word signifies). Denomination: Baptist. John Piper @JohnPiper ... Conference Message. The eternal God is thy refuge,.... God is eternal, from everlasting to everlasting; the Ancient of days, before all things, and all time; which is, and was, and is to come: the same is true of Christ, who is the everlasting Father, or Father of eternity, the true God, and eternal life; as appears from his nature, having the whole fulness, all the perfections of deity in him; from his office, as Mediator, in which he was set up from everlasting; from his concern in eternal election, in the everlasting covenant, and in the creation of all things out of nothing: and he is the refuge of his people, the antitype of the cities of refuge, to whom sinners, under a sense of sin, flee for refuge; and where they are safe from avenging justice, the wrath of God, the condemnation of the law, everlasting ruin and destruction, or the second death; or their "mansion", or "dwelling place"; which he has been in all generations, as Moses also says, Psalm 90:1. “The eternal God is your refuge,” and. He drove out the enemy before you and commanded, “Destroy!” (Deuteronomy 33:27) In the words of our text, I think we may observe four leading features– two statements, a promise, and a charge. FOCAL Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them. Close. Not like the gods which were lately come up. He drove out the enemy before you and commanded, "Destroy!" The same emphasis on salvation continues at the end, in chapter 34. Deuteronomy 33-34, Psalm 71, Matthew ... (33:27). "The eternal God is a dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms." 27 The ancient God is home on a foundation of everlasting arms. Of the future, "the Eternal God … Moses mainly directs his message to the elders, the priests, the Levites, and all the leaders who are responsible to carry out the ceremonies. The eternal God - קדם אלהי elohey kedem, the former God; He who was of old. Deuteronomy 33:26–27 July 14, 2016. Deuteronomy 32 Deuteronomy 34 Deuteronomy 33:27 New Living Translation (NLT) 27 The eternal God is your refuge, and his everlasting arms are under you. Such is Christ to his people, who dwelt secretly in him from everlasting, being chosen in him, and given to him; and openly in conversion, where they dwell as in a strong hold, safely, quietly, comfortably, and pleasantly: and underneath are the everlasting arms; that is, of God, which are the support of his people, and their protection, safety, and security; such as the arms of his everlasting love, which encircle them, and compass them about as a shield; his everlasting covenant, which is immovable, and in which they ever remain; eternal redemption and salvation, wrought out by Christ, which secures them from destruction; and everlasting power, by which they are kept and preserved as in a garrison; and everlasting consolation, which flows from all this: and so the arms of Christ, or his almighty power, are under the world, to uphold it in being; and under his church, to support it, on whose shoulders the government of it is; and under particular believers, whom he carries in his arms, embraces in his bosom, bears them up under all their afflictions and temptations, trials and exercises; nor will he ever suffer them to drop out of his arms, or to be plucked from thence: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; the Canaanites out of the land of Canaan, to make room for Israel, which he was just about to do, and quickly did.