Deuteronomy 30:19 I have called the heavens and the earth as witnesses today against you: I have set before you life and death, the blessing, and the curse. Therefore, you shall choose life, so that you live, both you and your seed.
Deuteronomy 30:20 to love Elohim, to obey His voice, and to cling to Him – for He is your life and the length of your days – to dwell in the land which Elohim swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”
This is a historical announcement given to all of Israel and applies to us today.
I Thessalonians 5:21 Prove all things, hold fast that which is good.
This is our responsibility. It is simple. Don’t believe me, believe it because you can prove it from the pages of your Scriptures. The Scriptures are approximately one-third of history that can be proven by the pure science of archaeology, one-third prophecy, which in some cases is already fulfilled and is being fulfilled right before our very eyes today or will be fulfilled very soon, and one-third teaches us how to live healthy, happy, prosperous, and righteous lives in understanding and obeying the Scriptures.
This becomes simpler and easier when we get our own human nature out of the way and surrender to His will and not our own. When it comes to understanding and obeying the Scriptures, human reasoning and rationalizing is deadly.
Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end is the way of death
Proverbs 16:25 There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end is the way of death
Proverbs 3:5 Trust Elohim with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
6. Know Him in all your ways and He makes all your paths straight. Our own understanding is our carnal nature which is human reasoning, it is not the mind of Messiah
Philippians 2:5 For let this mind be in you which was also in Messiah.
Isaiah 55:8 For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, declares Elohim.
Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.
Our heavenly Father is very plain about how He wants to be worshiped.
John 4:23 But the hour is coming and now is when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father also does seek such to worship Him.
John 4:24 Elohim is Spirit, and those who worship Him need to worship in spirit and truth. Most mainstream religions do not want to do that! They are caught up in the traditions of men and pagan customs.