and it was made a part of the national life by being taught to each new generation, talked of in their homes, bound upon their hands, written upon the posts of their houses, on their gates ( Deuteronomy 27:1-8 ) and publicly proclaimed in the ears of the nation ( Deuteronomy 11:26-32 ; Deuteronomy 31:9-13 ).
Its Simplicity. The law of Moses was given to a nation that had been out of bondage only a short time, and was adapted to their necessities just as it found them. God intended that they should understand and obey it, for
Greatness of Its Curses. The curses of the law were numerous and terrible ( Deuteronomy 27:11-26 ; Deuteronomy 28:15-68 ). In addition to this, many crimes were punishable with death or expulsion from the congregation of Israel: