When you obey God, he will not only set you up above the world, but also, the whole world will bless you, your children, your work, and honor your wherever you go (Mandela’s fight for freedom instead of settling for monetary benefits as a tribal prince). This is quiet different from been feared by the world, but insulted in their hearts. When you follow God, your enemies will come in one way and be scattered in many ways at work, neighborhoods, or business. Follow God and you will be the head not the tail; on top, not below. If you disobey God, he will do the opposite and foreigners in your land will become stronger, lend to you, be the head and you the tail.
If you follow God, you may not always have the best, but you will never lack or be in want. If you turn away from God to follow profits, money, gold, other man-made images, or unprovoked conquest for resources, God will bring so much disaster on you and your land to the extend that generations later, both your descendants and foreigners, will ask why God was so angry with you.
If you repent and come back to God, he will prosper you and elevate you higher than you were before. If you turn away from God and towards other gods like profits, money, and intentional conquests, your life will be short, miserable, and destroyed with time. You can chose between life and death. Obeying and following God is to chose life.
God keeps his promise, never fails, and is always on time (his time not your). Study the Bible and God’s word regularly, so that your descendants may know and follow God. God knows those that will never repent from wickedness, but gives them enough life for others to embrace God because of seeing their destruction. No matter the warning and even if they live in the place of worship, those who will always follow other gods will be destroyed. Are you the chosen one waiting for repentance or you are one that will be deceived by the immoral laws, profits, resources, conquest, and lies of the worshippers of the other gods?