Blessings for Obedience
"You shall not make s idols for yourselves or erect an t image or u pillar, and you shall not set up a v figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God.
w You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord.
x "If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them,
then y I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
z Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And a you shall eat your bread to the full and b dwell in your land securely.
c I will give peace in the land, and d you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And e I will remove harmful beasts from the land, f and the sword shall not go through your land.
You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.
g Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall chase ten thousand, and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.
h I will turn to you and i make you fruitful and multiply you and will confirm my covenant with you.
You shall eat j old store long kept, and you shall clear out the old to make way for the new.
k I will make my dwelling among you, and my soul shall not abhor you.
l And I m will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people.
n I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that you should not be their slaves. o And I have broken the bars of your yoke and made you walk erect.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves any gods of cast metal: I am the Lord your God.
Exodus 20:4 - 5
You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
You shall not bow down to their gods nor serve them, nor do as they do, but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their pillars in pieces.
Then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you and destroy all their figured stones and destroy all their metal images and demolish all their high places.
So I went in and saw. And there, engraved on the wall all around, was every form of creeping things and loathsome beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel.
You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord.
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Deuteronomy 11:13 - 15
And if you will indeed obey my commandments that I command you today, to love the Lord your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.
Deuteronomy 28:1 - 14
And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.
You shall follow my rules and keep my statutes and walk in them. I am the Lord your God.
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Ezekiel 34:26 - 27
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Joel 2:23 - 24
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Behold, the days are coming," declares the Lord, "when the plowman shall overtake the reaper and the treader of grapes him who sows the seed; the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and all the hills shall flow with it.
The land will yield its fruit, and you will eat your fill and dwell in it securely.
Therefore you shall do my statutes and keep my rules and perform them, and then you will dwell in the land securely.
1 Kings 4:25
And Judah and Israel lived in safety, from Dan even to Beersheba, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, all the days of Solomon.
1 Chronicles 22:9
Behold, a son shall be born to you who shall be a man of rest. I will give him rest from all his surrounding enemies. For his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.
You will lie down, and none will make you afraid; many will court your favor.
Then fear not, O Jacob my servant, declares the Lord, nor be dismayed, O Israel; for behold, I will save you from far away, and your offspring from the land of their captivity. Jacob shall return and have quiet and ease, and none shall make him afraid.
Those who are left in Israel; they shall do no injustice and speak no lies, nor shall there be found in their mouth a deceitful tongue. For they shall graze and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
I will make with them a covenant of peace and banish wild beasts from the land, so that they may dwell securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.
2 Kings 17:25
And at the beginning of their dwelling there, they did not fear the Lord. Therefore the Lord sent lions among them, which killed some of them.
No lion shall be there, nor shall any ravenous beast come up on it; they shall not be found there, but the redeemed shall walk there.
I will send famine and wild beasts against you, and they will rob you of your children. Pestilence and blood shall pass through you, and I will bring the sword upon you. I am the Lord ; I have spoken.
If I cause wild beasts to pass through the land, and they ravage it, and it be made desolate, so that no one may pass through because of the beasts.
Or if I bring a sword upon that land and say, Let a sword pass through the land, and I cut off from it man and beast.
How could one have chased a thousand, and two have put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had given them up?
One man of you puts to flight a thousand, since it is the Lord your God who fights for you, just as he promised you.
A thousand shall flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five you shall flee, till you are left like a flagstaff on the top of a mountain, like a signal on a hill.
2 Kings 13:23
But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion on them, and he turned toward them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, nor has he cast them from his presence until now.
You multiplied their children as the stars of heaven, and you brought them into the land that you had told their fathers to enter and possess.
When you sow in the eighth year, you will be eating some of the old crop; you shall eat the old until the ninth year, when its crop arrives.
Ezekiel 37:26 - 28
I will make a covenant of peace with them. It shall be an everlasting covenant with them. And I will set them in their land and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in their midst forevermore.
And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.
I will dwell among the people of Israel and will be their God.
2 Corinthians 6:16
What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, "I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
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I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan, and to be your God.
And the trees of the field shall yield their fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase, and they shall be secure in their land. And they shall know that I am the Lord, when I break the bars of their yoke, and deliver them from the hand of those who enslaved them.
Thus the Lord said to me: "Make yourself straps and yoke-bars, and put them on your neck.
Then the prophet Hananiah took the yoke-bars from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke them.
Go, tell Hananiah, 'Thus says the Lord : You have broken wooden bars, but you have made in their place bars of iron.