THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Thursday, March 11, 2010

The shameful apostasy of Israel is unparalleled among the heathen nations of the world, God charges (Jer. 2:9-13). Search through every pagan nation, inquire in every idol temple, investigate the religious life of the idolaters of the world, and there will be found a fidelity to these false gods that will put Israel’s unfaithfulness to her God to shame. Israel’s conduct was unheard of even among the heathen. The idolatrous nations remained true to their gods, in spite of the fact that they did not actually exist and could not help them in any way. God, as it were, marvels at Israel’s unbelief.
... Hobart E. Freeman (1920-1984), An Introduction to the O. T. Prophets, Chicago: Moody Press, 1968, p. 238 (see the book; see also Jer. 2:9-13; Matt. 11:21-24; Mark 6:4-6; John 7:37; more at Apostasy, Bible, Heathen, Idol, Israel, Nation, Pagan, Unbelief)

 
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