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Deuteronomy 8 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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A Call to Remember and Obey
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:1 - “Be careful to obey all the commands I am giving you today. Then you will live and multiply, and you will enter and occupy the land the LORD swore to give your ancestors.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:2 - Remember how the LORD your God led you through the wilderness for these forty years, humbling you and testing you to prove your character, and to find out whether or not you would obey his commands.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:3 - Yes, he humbled you by letting you go hungry and then feeding you with manna, a food previously unknown to you and your ancestors. He did it to teach you that people do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:4 - For all these forty years your clothes didn’t wear out, and your feet didn’t blister or swell.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:5 - Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the LORD your God disciplines you for your own good.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:6 - “So obey the commands of the LORD your God by walking in his ways and fearing him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:7 - For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land of flowing streams and pools of water, with fountains and springs that gush out in the valleys and hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:8 - It is a land of wheat and barley; of grapevines, fig trees, and pomegranates; of olive oil and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:9 - It is a land where food is plentiful and nothing is lacking. It is a land where iron is as common as stone, and copper is abundant in the hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:10 - When you have eaten your fill, be sure to praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 - “But that is the time to be careful! Beware that in your plenty you do not forget the LORD your God and disobey his commands, regulations, and decrees that I am giving you today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - For when you have become full and prosperous and have built fine homes to live in,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:13 - and when your flocks and herds have become very large and your silver and gold have multiplied along with everything else, be careful!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:14 - Do not become proud at that time and forget the LORD your God, who rescued you from slavery in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:15 - Do not forget that he led you through the great and terrifying wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, where it was so hot and dry. He gave you water from the rock!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:16 - He fed you with manna in the wilderness, a food unknown to your ancestors. He did this to humble you and test you for your own good.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:17 - He did all this so you would never say to yourself, ‘I have achieved this wealth with my own strength and energy.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:18 - Remember the LORD your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors with an oath.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:19 - “But I assure you of this: If you ever forget the LORD your God and follow other gods, worshiping and bowing down to them, you will certainly be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:20 - Just as the LORD has destroyed other nations in your path, you also will be destroyed if you refuse to obey the LORD your God.
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