What Does It Mean to Serve God?
Several themes show up as the Israelites continue their journey to the Promised Land. These themes give us an inside view of what is truly important to the God they are now serving. This “new” God wants them to follow His commandments because in doing so, they will be blessed. He instructs them to destroy all that is evil, not mixing their lives with anything that is pagan, and to not serve other gods as they did in the past. It is on this last point that I would like to spend some time