‘Far be it from us’ Joshua 24.16 VOTD

“The people responded, ‘Far be it from us to abandon the Lord so we can worship other gods!'”

Joshua 24.16

At the end of his work, Joshua urges the people to reject idolatry and serve only the Lord. The people’s confidence in their affirmation did not always translate into coherent action.

Israel’s response reminds one of Peter’s declaration to never deny the Lord. How could both have improved their responses?

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