“Be careful to obey all the commands I am giving you today. Then you will live and multiply, and you will enter and occupy the land the swore to give your ancestors.
Remember how the your God led you through the wilderness for these forty years, humbling you and testing you to prove your character, and to find out whether or not you would obey his commands.
Yes, he humbled you by letting you go hungry and then feeding you with manna, a food previously unknown to you and your ancestors. He did it to teach you that people do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth of the .
For all these forty years your clothes didn’t wear out, and your feet didn’t blister or swell.
Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the your God disciplines you for your own good.
“So obey the commands of the your God by walking in his ways and fearing him.
For the your God is bringing you into a good land of flowing streams and pools of water, with fountains and springs that gush out in the valleys and hills.