Jos 24:14 "Therefore fear Adonai, and serve him truly and sincerely. …
Jos 24:15 If it seems bad to you to serve Adonai, then choose today whom you are going to serve! Will it be the gods your ancestors served beyond the River? or the gods of the Emori, in whose land you are living? As for me and my household, we will serve Adonai!"
Now many people like to quote this scripture. Let us look deeper into the original meanings in Hebrew to see if you still agree with the previous statement. V14 sincerely H8549 תּמים tâmîym BDB Definition: 1) complete, whole, entire, sound, unimpaired, innocent, having integrity
Truly H571 אמת 'emeth BDB Definition: 1) firmness, faithfulness, truth, of divine instruction
Are you serving Adonai with this type of honesty? Are you a part of His family wholeheartedly? Are you a part of His family completely and unimpaired? Are you a part of His family following His divine instructions called His commandments? We are living at the greatest and worst part of history one can ever live in. We are close to the return of Messiah. Because of this nearness and all the troubles the world has to go through each person has to make a choice for themselves. Truly and sincerely in their hearts whom they serve. And to serve it cannot be half hearted because Adonai will know. As I bring up my children in the ways of Adonai I teach them what He desires. I show them in His word. I show them examples throughout the scriptures. I don’t want my children to be embarrassed before Adonai when it comes time to choose life or life. Today’s message is about thinking about what is coming and how you are going to react in a time that may cost your life, As for me and my house we will with honor serve the Lord. Learn the lesson now.