Tag Archives: idolatry

Exodus 32: The Golden Calf Threatens the Covenant

 Exodus 32: 1-6 The People Ask for Gods When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, “Come, make gods for us, who shall go before us; … Continue reading

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 Deuteronomy 13: The Challenge of Exclusivity

Deuteronomy 13 1 If prophets or those who divine by dreams appear among you and promise you omens or portents, 2 and the omens or the portents declared by them take place, and they say, “Let us follow other gods” … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 12: Expounding on the Law

 Deuteronomy 12 1 These are the statutes and ordinances that you must diligently observe in the land that the LORD, the God of your ancestors, has given you to occupy all the days that you live on the earth.                 … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 9: The Promise of God and the Stubborn People

  Deuteronomy 9: 1-5 The Promise of God   1 Hear, O Israel! You are about to cross the Jordan today, to go in and dispossess nations larger and mightier than you, great cities, fortified to the heavens, 2 a … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Overkill: Jeremiah 2: 20-37

Jeremiah 2: 20-37 20 For long ago you broke your yoke and burst your bonds, and you said, “I will not serve!” On every high hill and under every green tree you sprawled and played the whore. 21 Yet I … Continue reading

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