The Blessing


Deuteronomy 33

The Twelve Tribes of Israel receive a blessing from Jacob/Israel in Gen. 49 and Moses in Deut. 33—with 400 years in between.

Which tribe had the best forward trajectory?

Which tribes went backwards?

Which tribe was most obedient?

Which tribe started best? Which ended best?

Which “blessing” seems least like a blessing?

Which tribal blessing is most appealing to you?

Which seems most applicable to your “tribe”?

Has your “tribe” received a blessing?

Will you give a blessing?

How can Moses leave them with a blessing after the curses and predicted disobedience of chapters 27 -32? How can we bless people when they don’t seem to want to follow God?

How can you bless your people but not support their ungodly behavior?

Check out and/or The Blessing book for over 150 practical ways that you can live out the biblical tool of ‘blessing’ every day.