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God's Letter and Song

God's Letter and Song    Imagine yourself in a fox hole in Europe or an island of the South Pacific during WWII and you received a letter from home. Wouldn't you read it over many times to get just a touch of being home? Now think of what comes to mind when you hear a familiar melody sung on the radio or played from Pandora. That melody brings back old memories you cherish and so you mediate on them while the song plays on and maybe you even sing along. Music and letters are two great ways of communicating. They express so much and we take it all in. Did you know that God wrote a letter and a song? Yes He did. The letter is the Bible and the song is written down by Moses in Deuteronomy 32. He said, "Write down the words of this song, and teach it to the people of Israel. Help them learn it, so it may serve as a witness for Me against them." (31:19) So Moses wrote it out and later recited the entire song publicly to the assembly of Israel. It had these parts: