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Health Care On High Places??

Job has in recent months been re-reading his Old Testament. Lately this has been the historical books of Kings & Chronicles. Job has been struck time and again by the influence and persistence of idolatry found in these books. Any superficial reading will discover a variation of the following pattern being repeated time and time again: idolatry, warning, social decline/military defeat, repentance, removal of some idols, renewal, backsliding and back to idolatry. Often even after a time of national repentance and turning to the Lord, we are told that the idols on the high places remained. It seems that an extra degree of ruthless dedication was required to totally deal with the idolatry issue, and even then its influence would easily creep back as soon as a reforming king was followed by a wicked and godless successor. Continue reading


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