EZRA‬ ‭9‬:‭1‬-‭4‬ ‭‬‬

“When these things had been done, the Jewish leaders came to me and said, “Many of the people of Israel, and even some of the priests and Levites, have not kept themselves separate from the other peoples living in the land. They have taken up the detestable practices of the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites,Continue reading “EZRA‬ ‭9‬:‭1‬-‭4‬ ‭‬‬”

HOSEA‬ ‭8:1-14‬ ‭‬‬

““Sound the alarm! The enemy descends like an eagle on the people of the Lord, for they have broken my covenant and revolted against my law. Now Israel pleads with me, ‘Help us, for you are our God!’ But it is too late. The people of Israel have rejected what is good, and now theirContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭8:1-14‬ ‭‬‬”

1 JOHN 5:21

“Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.”‭‭‬‬ 1 John‬ ‭5:21‬ ‭NLT Everything that John has stated leads to this one command. “Do not set up an idol in your heart.” For John, all of the problems that he had been addressing were issues of idolatry. The lack ofContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:21”