Today's reading: 2 Kings 17:24-41
One message stood out to me as I read 2 Kings 17:24-41—that God wants and expects us to serve and worship Him and Him alone. His commandment to the Israelites that we see in verses 35-39 lays it out well.
"You shall not fear other gods or bow yourselves to them or serve them or sacrifice to them, but you shall fear the LORD, who brought you out of the land of Egypt with great power and with an outstretched arm. You shall bow yourselves to him, and to him you shall sacrifice. And the statutes and the rules and the law and the commandment that he wrote for you, you shall always be careful to do. You shall not fear other gods, and you shall not forget the covenant that I have made with you. You shall not fear other gods, but you shall fear the LORD your God, and he will deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies."
What's the present state or condition of your relationship with God? Are you committed to following His statutes and rules (the Bible)? Would you say you're serving and worshipping Him and Him alone? Tami
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