Judges 3:7 And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgat the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.
God had wanted His people to get rid of all other gods. They were to worship God and God alone. Instead they moved into the land and married with people who loved and served the false gods. They didn’t get rid of the gods but rather accepted them. They were more than tolerant they accepting. They served them and built places of worship for them.
There is a lesson here. You and I are to worship God. We are to separate ourselves from false gods, false doctrines, false idols and seek God alone.
If you allow lies to live in your heart you will eventually be friendly to the lie. Then you will love the lie and forget God. That is what happened before and we are now warned in this verse.
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