Idolatry

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Idolatry means the worship of or giving reverence to anything or anyone before the true and living God. This includes the worship of idols that may replace the God of Abraham.

God told Jonah to go to Nineveh and tell the people to get their act together because they were serving other gods. Jonah did not want to go in the beginning and went a different route. After going through a great ordeal for disobeying God, Jonah finally went and told the Ninevites and they repented and turned back to God and he forgave them (Jonah 2).

When Jeremiah spoke to the people of Judah and Jerusalem about their false worshipping as their forefathers did, God basically turned his back on them when they cried out to him. He told them to cry out to the gods whom they worshipped gave incense to (Jeremiah 22).

Isaiah told the people that they did not care who they took into battle with them to include their wooden idols. Isaiah let them know they were dealing with a god that cannot save them. The Almighty God had taken care of Jacob up to the present (Isaiah 45).

In the book of Hosea the more the prophets talk to the people, the more they would go out and worship their gods .They continued sacrificing to the Baals and burning incense to the graven images (Hosea 11).

Micah tells the people that God will cut off the carved images and the statues or pillars out of their midst. He also would destroy their cities and their Asherim. God would cut off their witchcraft, their horses and chariots (Micah 6).

In Malachi the people had married to foreign Gods and was faithless for an abomination had been committed in Israel. They had profaned the holy sanctuary of the Lord which He loves. And with double guilt they covered the altar with their tears because the Lord does not regard their offering anymore (Malachi).

In the book of Amos the people would burn a sacrifice of…...

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