What does following God look like? The Israelites were asked to put away idols to foreign gods and serve God only. Their devotion included fasting, confession of sin, crying out to God for help, and sacrificing burnt offerings. All these actions were to demonstrate their commitment to God. While the Israelites focused on God, he protected them and they were successful in battles against their enemies.
1. What things in your life keep you from being a devoted follower of God?
2. What would your devotion to God look like?
Challenge: Examine your life. What keeps you from spending time in God’s word, keeps you from church, or keeps you from joining a small group? What changes could you make to follow God?