Deuteronomy 7: Marry in the Covenant

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 73


The people in the land of Canaan were extremely wicked. Because of their wickedness, the Lord commanded the Israelites to completely destroy them. Deuteronomy 7 records that Moses explained a very important reason why the Israelites should follow this commandment and how the Lord would bless them in such a challenging task.

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Deuteronomy 7.

Activity A Scripture Mastery iconScripture Mastery—Deuteronomy 7:3–4

A friend asks your advice on marrying someone who is not a member of the Church. Write how you could use Deuteronomy 7:1–6 to counsel your friend.