I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:
And it shall come to pass, when all these things have come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from the land to which ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall be utterly destroyed.
Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.
Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.
And if it seemeth evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith the LORD.
O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the LORD.
And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.
But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
I charge thee before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
Let thy hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.
For thus saith the LORD to the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;