So have love for the Lord your God, and give him worship, and keep his laws and his decisions and his orders at all times.
And be certain in your minds this day; for these words are not said to your children, who have had no experience of the training of the Lord your God, and who have not seen his great power or his strong hand and his stretched-out arm,
Or his signs and wonders which he did in Egypt, to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and all his land;
And what he did to the army of Egypt, to their horses and their war-carriages; how he made the waters of the Red Sea come up over them when they went after you, and how the Lord put an end to them even to this day;
And what he did for you in the waste land, till you came to this place;
And what he did to Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben; when they went down into the open mouth of the earth, with their families and their tents and every living thing which was theirs, before the eyes of all Israel: