Therefore thus will I do to you, O Israel: and because I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, O Israel.
He who simply trusts the Saviour, he who faithfully performs every known duty, he who keeps a clear account with conscience, is always ready to enter heaven. There is deep truth in John Ruskin's words: "The only place where a man can be nobly thoughtless is on his deathbed. There ought to be no thinking left to be done there." Yes, we know how to die if we know how to live.
Parallel VersesKJV: Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.