Why did Moses tell the Isrealites that The Lord would be 'pleased to prosper them', and He is 'please to destroy them', if God is not willing that any should perish?

In Deuteronomy 28:63 (NIV), Moses writes "Just as it pleased the LORD to make you prosper and increase in number, so it will please him to ruin and destroy you. You will be uprooted from the land you are entering to possess."  

Why would Moses define God's love and provision to be equal with God's wrath and ability to destroy humanity?  

And secondly, how does such a writing complement what Peter will write centuries later in 2 Peter 3:9, where he writes "The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance."

Deuteronomy 28:63

ESV - 63 And as the Lord took delight in doing you good and multiplying you, so the Lord will take delight in bringing ruin upon you and destroying you. And you shall be plucked off the land that you are entering to take possession of it.

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