Entry Submitted Anonymously at 6:02 PM EST on November 6, 2016
First of all, let me understand that you have written in another post about what was happening to the children of Israel and the events regarding boiling their babies, hiding there children only to be punished and leaders to be hanged from the temple for weeks. Exodus 20: 1-17 please read.
Exodus 20:1-4," I AM THE LORD THY GOD WHICH HAVE BROUGHT THEE OUT OF EGYPT, OUT OF THE HOUSE OF BONDAGE". "THOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER gods BEFORE ME!"
"THOU SHALL NOT MAKE UNTO THEE ANY GRAVEN IMAGE, OR ANY LIKENESS OF ANYTHING THAT IS IN HEAVEN ABOVE, OR THAT IS IN THE EARTH BENEATH OR THAT IS IN THE WATER UNDER THE EARTH.
Now this is a command no exceptions.
Exodus 20:5 THOU SHALL NOT BOW DOWN THYSELF TO THEM, NOR SERVE THEM: FOR I THE LORD THY GOD AM A JEALOUS GOD, VISITING THE INIQUITY OF THE FATHERS UPON THE CHILDREN UNTO THE THIRD AND FOURTH GENERATION OF THEM THAT HATE ME!
As you have read, now what part of this don't you understand? The conditions that you speak of and the way The Most High God dealt with the Disobedience of Israel and other nations worshiping idols and or practicing idolatry, YAHWEH was not going to tolerate the behavior of insubordination!!!
ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS!!! YAHWEH WILL NOT HAVE OTHER gods before HIM!!! My question to you and anyone reading this is DO YOU LOVE YAHWEH? DO YOU LOVE YAHWEH WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT, WITH ALL YOUR SOUL AND ALL YOUR HEART? DO YOU THANK HIM FOR EVERYTHING, EVEN WHEN THINGS ARE NOT WORKING IN YOUR FAVOR? ARE YOU WILLING TO FORGIVE AND PRAY FOR YOUR ENEMIES? LOVE IS A GIFT FROM YAHWEH AND TO LOVE HIM IS TO TALK TO HIM ABOUT EVERYTHING!! ABRAHAM TALK TO HIM, ISAAC TALK TO HIM, JACOB TALK TO HIM, JOESPH TALK TO HIM, DAVID TALK TO HIM, MOSES TALK TO HIM, ELISHA TALK TO HIM, SAMUEL TALK TO HIM, NATHAN TALK TO HIM, ISAIAH TALK TO HIM! Don't get it twisted YAHWEH is love, but He's also a God of TRUTH, JUSTICE, JUDGEMENT AND WRATH!!! THE TRUTH IS THE TRUTH IS THE TRUTH! The truth will set you free!!!!