Ki Teitzei 5778

Shem MiShmuel on Ben Sorer uMoreh and the message for us during Elul, that beginnings are crucial.

Why does the first pasuk of the parsha begin in the plural (your enemies) and switch to the singular (gives him into your hands)?

Kli Yakar: if Ben Sorer uMoreh can never happen, what is the message for us?

נידון על שם סופו vs. באשר הוא שם