The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
DEU 7:5 But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their
altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn
their graven images with fire.
DEU 7:6 For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy
God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all
people that are upon the face of the earth.
DEU 7:7 The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because
ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all
DEU 7:8 But because the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the
oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out
King James Bible