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Leviticus 26: Blessings of obedience and curses of disobedience

Richard AgeeIt is only God Who can restore life from death, not only the death of a person but the death of a nation. God warns Israel and He will destroy their nation if they walk in idolatry but he will also restore their nation if they will humble themselves and accept their guilt. 

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2nd Kings 14: Amaziah allows Yehudah to slide back into idolatry; enter Yonah

Daniel AgeeAmaziah king of Yehudah (Judah) started out good but didn’t remove the pollution of the land — “high places,” places to worship other gods. This historical account helps provide the backdrop for the messages of a number of prophet-writers in the Bible, such as Yonah (Yonah), Amos and Yeshiyahu (Isaiah).

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Levitucus 20:1-5: Molekh vs. priesthood of Israel

Richard AgeeThe mysterious deity-king Molekh appears in the Bible for the first time. Canaanites and later Israelites sacrificed their babies in fire to Molekh. What power did this worship hold then and does it unsuspectingly hold now?

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