God will severely judge Abner
The sovereign Lord confirms this oath by his own holy character:
The sovereign Lord confirms this oath by his very own life.
Indeed, for forty years the Israelites traveled through the desert until all the men old enough to fight when they left Egypt, the ones who had disobeyed the Lord, died off.
“The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and the land of my relatives,
Then Joseph said to his brothers, “I am about to die. But God will surely come to you
Look! I have already given the land to you.
Now the length of time it took for us to go from Kadesh Barnea to the crossing of Wadi Zered was thirty-eight years, time for all the military men of that generation to die, just as the Lord had vowed to them.
Then when the Lord your God brings you to the land he promised your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob to give you – a land with large, fine cities you did not build,
Rather it is because of his
If you obey these ordinances and are careful to do them, the Lord your God will faithfully keep covenant with you
He will love and bless you, and make you numerous. He will bless you with many children,
You must keep carefully all these commandments
You must remember the Lord your God, for he is the one who gives ability to get wealth; if you do this he will confirm his covenant that he made by oath to your ancestors,
It is not because of your righteousness, or even your inner uprightness,
You must not take for yourself anything that has been placed under judgment.
You must go to the priest in office at that time and say to him, “I declare today to the Lord your
Today he will affirm that you are his people and that he is your God,