The Hebrews Left Yahweh

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And this house itself will become heaps of ruins. Everyone passing by it will stare in amazement and will certainly whistle and say, ‘For what reason did YHWH do like that to this land and this house?’ And they will have to say, ‘For the reason that they left Yahweh their God who had brought their forefathers out from the land of Egypt, and they proceeded to take hold of other gods and bow down to them and serve them. That is why YHWH brought upon them this entire calamity’ (1 Kings 9:8-9).

The Hebrews left Yahweh. If they would have remained loyal and obedient, then they would have stayed with Yahweh.  But they left Yahweh their God and now they follow the traditions of their elders.

Jesus correctly said that the Jews followed the traditions of men at the expense of neglecting the commandments of Yahweh. This can also be said of all major denominations because hypocrites follow traditions of men, not the bible. (Matthew 15:3) In reply he said to them: “Why is it ​YOU​ also overstep the commandment of God because of ​YOUR​ tradition?