Has any god ever tried to take for himself one nation out of another nation,1 by testings,2 by miraculous signs3 and wonders,4 by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm,5 or by great and awesome deeds,6 like all the things the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your very eyes?
You were shown these things so that you might know that the LORD is God; besides him there is no other.736
From heaven he made you hear his voice8 to discipline9 you. On earth he showed you his great fire, and you heard his words from out of the fire.
Because he loved10 your forefathers and chose their descendants after them, he brought you out of Egypt by his Presence and his great strength,11