“So Adonai grew angry with Shlomo, because his heart had turned away from Adonai, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice.”
1 Kings 11:9 CJB
We see here God gave Solomon everything: vast wealth, wisdom and power! What does he do with it, he marries foreign women and builds pagan altars! Have we done the same?
“You are not to follow other gods, chosen from the gods of the peoples around you.”
Deuteronomy 6:14 CJB
Have we built pagan altars? Sports arenas, concert halls and movie theaters? I’m not saying we can’t participate in these activities, but have they become more important than the LORD?
“Those who worship vain idols give up their source of mercy.”
Jonah 2:9 CJB
Today, let’s be careful of looking to the world for help and entertainment! The government doesn’t have the answer and entertainment isn’t the solution, but the LORD is the answer and the solution!
May your day be blessed as you follow the LORD!