8 1 God humbleth the Israelites to try what they have in their heart. 5 God chastiseth them as his children. 14 The heart ought not to be proud of God’s benefits. 19 The forgetfulness of God’s benefits causeth destruction.
1 Ye shall keep all the commandments which I command thee this day, for [a]to do them: that ye may live, and be multiplied, and go in, and possess the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers.
2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee this forty years in the wilderness, for to humble thee, and to [b]prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no.
3 Therefore he humbled thee, and made thee hungry, and fed thee with Manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know it, that he might teach thee that man lived not by [c]bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord, doth a man live.
Deuteronomy 8:1Showing that it is not enough to hear the word, except we express it by example of life.
Deuteronomy 8:2Which is declared in afflictions, either by patience, or by grudging against God’s visitation.
Deuteronomy 8:3Man liveth not by meat only, but by the power of God, which giveth it strength to nourish us.
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