1 Samuel 7:3-4
Sh’mu’el addressed all the people of Isra’el; he said: “If you are returning to ADONAI with all your heart, then be done with the foreign gods and ‘ashtarot that you have with you, and direct your hearts to ADONAI. If you will serve only him, he will rescue you from the power of the P’lishtim.” So the people of Isra’el banished the ba’alim and the ‘ashtarot and served only ADONAI.
Many may say they follow Adonai, just like the nation of Israel, but until they removed all the false gods from their lives as Sh’mu’el instructed Adonai did not move in their lives. Our God is a jealous God showing His love when we are in accord with His will, and abandoning us to our own foolishness when we are not. Abba let me always step out in trust in You. Let me be bold like Sh’mu’el and David and purse what Your will for me in my life. I ask this in Yeshua’s name, amen.