So great is the compassion of the Lord, that he has favoured men, by his word, with such a knowledge of good and evil as will make them for ever happy, if it be not their own fault. OR too hard for you. 11 ¶ For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not ahidden from thee, neither is it far off. 4 If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee: 5 And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers. Chapter 30 The scattered Israelites will be gathered from all nations when they remember the covenant—Moses places life or death, blessing or cursing, before the people. 6 And the Lord thy God will acircumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to blove the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. 2 And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul; 3 That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. Deuteronomy 30:3 New International Version (NIV) 3 then the Lord your God will restore your fortunes [ a ] and have compassion on you and gather you again from all the nations where he scattered you. 1 Sam. (11-14) Death and life set before them. Prosperity After Turning to the Lord. Deuteronomy 30:15-20 New International Version (NIV) 15 See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. 1 And it shall come to pass, when all these things are 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. Chapter 30 The scattered Israelites will be gathered from all nations when they remember the covenant—Moses places life or death, blessing or cursing, before the people. 17 But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them; 18 I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it. The language here used is in a great measure absolute promises; not merely a conditional engagement, but declaring an event assuredly to take place. 19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and acursing: therefore bchoose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: 20 That thou mayest love the Lord thy God, and that thou mayest aobey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy blife, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them. 7 And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee. Mercies promised to the repentant. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we Moses meant that same way of acceptance, which Paul more plainly described; and Paul's words mean the same obedience, on which Moses more fully treated. Deuteronomy 32:32 New International Version (NIV) 32 Their vine comes from the vine of Sodom and from the fields of Gomorrah. The change that will be wrought upon them will not be only outward, or consisting in mere opinions; it will reach to their souls. 30 “In the future, when you experience all these blessings and curses I have listed for you, and when you are living among the nations to which the Lord your God has exiled you, take to heart all these instructions. 30. So shall it be in the day of God's power; a nation shall be born in a day; the Lord will hasten it in his time. The Jewish nation shall in some future period, perhaps not very distant, be converted to the faith of Christ; and, many think, again settled in the land of Canaan. Deuteronomy 30. 15 ¶ See, I have set before thee this day alife and good, and death and bevil; 16 In that I command thee this day to love the Lord thy God, to awalk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his bjudgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the Lord thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.