The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
the LORD our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive,
as it is at this day.
DEU 6:25 And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all
these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.
DEU 7:1 When the LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land whither
thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee,
the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites,
and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations
greater and mightier than thou;
DEU 7:2 And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou
shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant
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