Blessings for Obedience
"Now it shall come to pass, a if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the LORD your God b will set you high above all nations of the earth.
"And all these blessings shall come upon you and c overtake you, because you obey the voice of the LORD your God:
d "Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be e in the country.
"Blessed shall be f the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.
"Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.
g "Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.
"The LORD h will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.
"The LORD will i command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you j set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
k "The LORD will establish you as a holy people to Himself, just as He has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of the LORD your God and walk in His ways.
"Then all peoples of the earth shall see that you are l called by the name of the LORD, and they shall be m afraid of you.
"And n the LORD will grant you plenty of goods, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your ground, in the land of which the LORD swore to your fathers to give you.
"The LORD will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, o to give the rain to your land in its season, and p to bless all the work of your hand. q You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
"And the LORD will make r you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.
s "So you shall not turn aside from any of the words which I command you this day, to the right or the left, to go after other gods to serve them.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
And said, "If you diligently heed the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you.
Leviticus 26:3 - 13
If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments, and perform them.
Deuteronomy 7:12 - 26
Then it shall come to pass, because you listen to these judgments, and keep and do them, that the LORD your God will keep with you the covenant and the mercy which He swore to your fathers.
And it shall be that if you earnestly obey My commandments which I command you today, to love the LORD your God and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.
"and that He will set you high above all nations which He has made, in praise, in name, and in honor, and that you may be a holy people to the LORD your God, just as He has spoken."
1 Chronicles 14:2
So David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, for his kingdom was highly exalted for the sake of His people Israel.
But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:
Blessed is every one who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.
Behold, thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD.
So it was, from the time that he had made him overseer of his house and all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was on all that he had in the house and in the field.
Blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies.
The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore.
You will chase your enemies, and they shall fall by the sword before you.
Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight; your enemies shall fall by the sword before you.
Then I will command My blessing on you in the sixth year, and it will bring forth produce enough for three years.
You shall surely give to him, and your heart should not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your works and in all to which you put your hand.
Now therefore, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine.
'And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel."
"So they shall put My name on the children of Israel, and I will bless them."
2 Chronicles 7:14
If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
We have become like those of old, over whom You never ruled, Those who were never called by Your name.
O my God, incline Your ear and hear; open Your eyes and see our desolations, and the city which is called by Your name; for we do not present our supplications before You because of our righteous deeds, but because of Your great mercies.
"O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, listen and act! Do not delay for Your own sake, my God, for Your city and Your people are called by Your name."
No man shall be able to stand against you; the LORD your God will put the dread of you and the fear of you upon all the land where you tread, just as He has said to you.
The LORD your God will make you abound in all the work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your land for good. For the LORD will again rejoice over you for good as He rejoiced over your fathers.
Then I will give you rain in its season, the land shall yield its produce, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Then I will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil.
And the Levite, because he has no portion nor inheritance with you, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow who are within your gates, may come and eat and be satisfied, that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
For the LORD your God will bless you just as He promised you; you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow; you shall reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over you.
Therefore the LORD will cut off head and tail from Israel, Palm branch and bulrush in one day.
The elder and honorable, he is the head; The prophet who teaches lies, he is the tail.
Therefore you shall be careful to do as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.
Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.