I Kings 11:10 And had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods: but he kept not that which the LORD commanded.
The commandment was as clear as the one given in the Garden of Eden. Don’t eat of that tree. Don’t go after other gods. Solomon like man always does didn’t obey God. He went after other gods. This rebellion will have consequences.
Sin is when we decide to do what we want and what we think is right. We choose to go our way and not His. That is we know what God says and decide not to do it. It is that simple. It is that plain. Don’t do it and we do it anyway.
How can we expect not to suffer the consequences of such rebellion? God has a plan. He gives a commandment. He has grace for our failure, but disobedience will bring consequences.
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