LOVE EXPRESSED “ROADBLOCKS”March 21, 2021
Genesis 3:8 NKJV
8 And they heard the [c]sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the [d]cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.
14 Now some of the of Israel came to me and sat before me. 2 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 3 “Son of man, these men have in their , and put before them that which causes them to into . Should I let Myself be inquired of at all by them?
4 “Therefore speak to them, and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “ of the house of Israel who in his , and puts before him what causes him to into , and then comes to the prophet, I the Lord will answer him who comes, according to the multitude of his idols, 5 that I may seize the house of Israel by their heart, because they are all estranged from Me by their idols.” ’
6 “Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “Repent, turn away from your idols, and turn your faces away from all your abominations. 7 For anyone of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who dwell in Israel, who separates himself from Me and sets up his idols in his heart and puts before him what causes him to stumble into iniquity, then comes to a prophet to inquire of him concerning Me, I the Lord will answer him by Myself. 8 I will set against that man and make him a sign and a proverb, and I will from the midst of My people. Then you shall know that I am the Lord.
9 “And if the is induced to , I the Lord have induced that prophet, and I will stretch out My hand him and destroy him from among My people Israel. 10 And shall bear their ; the of the prophet shall as the of the one who inquired, 11 that the house of Israel from Me, nor be profaned anymore with all their transgressions, but that they may be and I may be their God,” says the Lord God.’ ”
Exodus 20:4 NKJV
4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved —any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth;
Ezekiel 14:3 NKJV
3 “Son of man, these men have in their , and put before them that which causes them to stumble into iniquity. Should I let Myself be inquired of at all by them?
Romans 13:14 NKJV
14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.
Ezekiel 14:5 NKJV
5I will do this to of the people of Israel, who have all deserted me for their idols.’
Jeremiah 3:9 NLT
9Israel treated it all so lightly—she thought nothing of committing by made of and . So now the land has been polluted.
Isaiah 59:2 NLT
It’s your that have cut you off from God. Because of your sins, he has turned away and .
Ezekiel 14:5 NLT
5I will do this to of all my people who have turned from me to worship their detestable idols.’
Ezekiel 14:10 NLT
10 and those who seek their guidance will all be for their sins.