Deuteronomy 30:16 (CEV) says, “I am commanding you to be loyal to the Lord, to live the way he has told you, and to obey his laws and teachings. You are about to cross the Jordan River and take the land that he is giving you. If you obey him, you will live and become successful and powerful. On the other hand, you might choose to disobey the Lord and reject him. So I’m warning you that if you bow down and worship other gods, you won’t have long to live.”
Do you ever feel oppressed and strangled by the laws of God? Well, God’s commands bring the highest good. He cares for you. He has put commands in place to give you life, not to stifle it.