"Be sure to keep all my statutes and observe all my ordinances, so that the land where I'm about to bring you to live won't vomit you out. You are not to live by the customs of the nations, whom I've cast away right in front of you. Because they did all of these things, I detested them. But I've promised you that you'll inherit the land that I'm about to give you as your permanent possession a land flowing with milk and honey.
They sacrificed to demons not to the real God gods whom they didn't know, new neighbors who had recently appeared, whom your ancestors never feared. You neglected the Rock that fathered you; you abandoned God, who was awaiting your birth. The LORD saw it and became jealous, provoked by his sons and daughters.
You will destroy those who speak lies. The LORD abhors the person of bloodshed and deceit.
For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.
The mouth of an immoral woman is a deep pit; a man experiencing the LORD's wrath will fall into it.
"You are not to make worthless idols, images, or pillars for yourselves, nor set up for yourselves carved images to bow down to them in the land, because I am the LORD your God. "You are to keep my Sabbath and fear my sanctuary. I am the LORD. "If you live by my statutes, obey my commands, and observe them, read more.
then I'll send your rain in its season so that the land will yield its produce and the trees of the field will yield their fruit. Threshing will extend to the time of vintage and the vintage will extend to the time of sowing, so that you'll eat your bread to your satisfaction and live securely in your land. I'll give peace in the land so that you'll lie down without fear. I'll remove wild beasts from the land, and not even war will come to your land. Instead, you'll pursue your enemies and they'll die by the sword before you. Five of you will chase a hundred, a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you. "I'll look after you, ensuring that you'll be fruitful. I'll increase your number and keep my covenant with you. When you have consumed what was stored of the old, then you'll take out the old and replace it with what's new. I'll set up my tent in your midst and I won't loathe you.
Whoever says to the wicked, "You're in the right," will be cursed by people and hated by nations.
Your love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.