What Difference Does It Make? (Part 3)

May 2023

  Is God’s promise of His curse of less validity than the promise of His blessing?  Even though God has always been abundantly gracious “and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love (Him), and keep (His) commandments (Exodus 20:6); God also promised in Deuteronomy 28:14-63, “But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not harken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes which I command thee this day...” but pursue the gods of this world....  “That all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.  Cursed shall thy basket and thy store.  Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine (504-domestic animals), and the flocks of thy sheep.  Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.  The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that you settest thine hand to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken Me,” to persue the gods of this world.

   “The Lord shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee until He have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it. The Lord shall smite thee with consumption, a ...

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