Deuteronomy 8:1-2 (NKJV) “Every commandment which I command you today you must [a]be careful to observe, that you may live and multiply,[b] and go in and possess the land of which the Lord [c]swore to your fathers. 2 And you shall remember that the Lord your God led you all the way these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and test you, to know what was in your heart,

  • Matthew 15:18-19 (NKJV)
  • Jeremiah 17:10 (NKJV)
  • Psalm 51:10 (NKJV)

 
 

  1. RECEIVE THE FOOD OF GOD (v.3)

8:3 So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the Lord.

Matthew 4:4 (NKJV)
Hebrews 4:12 (NKJV)

 

  1. APPRECIATE THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD (v.4)

4 Your garments did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years.

Lamentations 3:22-23

 

  1. SUBMIT TO THE FEAR OF GOD (v.6)

6 “Therefore you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and to fear Him.

Psalm 128 (NKJV)

 

  • DO NOT FORGET THE LORD YOUR GOD (v. 11, 14, 19)
  • 11 “Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God by not keeping His commandments, His judgments, and His statutes which I command you today,

    14 when your heart is lifted up, and you forget the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;

    19 Then it shall be, if you by any means forget the Lord your God, and follow other gods, and serve them and worship them, I testify against you this day that you shall surely perish.

    Judges 2:10 (NKJV)