"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21
by Sophiee
Devarim (Deuteronomy) 4 warns about Jews following other religions such as Christianity — and what will happen (exile and few in numbers). . . ” When you have children and grandchildren, and have been established in the land for a long time, you might become decadent and make a statue of some image, committing an evil act in the eyes of G-d your Lord and making Him angry. 

4:26 I call heaven and earth as witnesses for you today that you will then quickly perish from the land that you are crossing the Jordan to occupy. You will not remain there very long, since you will be utterly destroyed.

4:27 G-d will then scatter you among the nations, and only a small number will remain among the nations to which G-d will lead you.

4:28 There you will serve G-ds that men have made out of wood and stone, which cannot see, hear, eat or smell.

4:29 Then you will begin to seek G-d your L-rd, and if you pursue Him with all your heart and soul, you will eventually find Him.

4:30 When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, you will finally return to G-d your Lord and obey Him.

4:31 G-d your Lord is a merciful Power, and He will not abandon you or destroy you; He will not forget the oath He made upholding your fathers’ covenant.

4:32 You might inquire about times long past, going back to the time that G-d created man on earth, [exploring] one end of the heavens to the other. See if anything as great as this has ever happened, or if the like has ever been heard.

4:33 Has any nation ever heard G-d speaking out of fire, as you have, and still survived?

4:34 Has G-d ever done miracles bringing one nation out of another nation with such tremendous miracles, signs, wonders, war, a mighty hand and outstretched arm, and terrifying phenomena, as G-d did for you in Egypt before your very eyes?

4:35 You are the ones who have been shown, so that you will know that G-d is the Supreme Being, and there is none besides Him.

4:36 From the heavens, He let you hear His voice admonishing you, and on earth He showed you His great fire, so that you heard His words from the fire.

4:37 It was because He loved your fathers, and chose their children after them, that [G-d] Himself brought you out of Egypt with His great power.

4:38 He will drive away before you nations that are greater and stronger than you, so as to bring you to their lands, and give them to you as a heritage, as [He is doing] today.

4:39 Realize it today and ponder it in your heart: G-d is the Supreme Being in heaven above and on the earth beneath – there is no other. Deuteronomy 4:24-39

 

 

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