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The Contention of The Lord
In this chapter God brings a charge of disobedience against Israel (v. 1). The religious leader had replaced true worship of God with ritual prostitution. The nation had gone down hill spiritually and morally, breaking the laws God had given to them. The people found it e …

God Condemns Israel’s Idolatry
“Whoredom and wine and new wine” (v. 11) are the sins that commonly accompany idolatry. These sins dull the sensitivity and understanding so that the people no longer wish to even retain God in their thoughts. Instead of consulting the God who made the trees and t …