Blessing for obedience; curse for disobedience

Deuteronomy Bible Background

03.10.2015 Old Testament: Deu 11.26–28

To read the Bible in a year, read Deuteronomy 11–13 on March 10, In the year of our Lord 2015

By Don Ruhl

The Lord has always made Himself clear on what He wants and what He does not want. He has always made it plain what happens to the obedient and to the disobedient,

“Behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you today; and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way which I command you today, to go after other gods which you have not known” (Deuteronomy 11.26–28). 

Do you think the average Israelite could understand what Moses said? He told them: Obey the Lord, be blessed; disobey the Lord, be cursed.

Is not the New Testament just as clear?

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