That’s the way that’s it’s always been.
In the Garden, Adam and Eve had a choice to make about eating the fruit. They chose to disregard what God had commanded, and they ate the fruit.
Noah had a choice to listen to the voice of God and start building the ark, even when his neighbors probably through he was off his rocker.
Peter and the other disciples had a choice to make when Jesus told them to “Follow Me.” The chose to follow.
The rich younger chose not to follow.
Choices are all throughout scripture. Choices run all throughout our lives. We have choices to make. We have choices to make today. Listen to the words of Joshua:
And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
Today, we have a choice to make. Who will we serve? Will we serve and seek after God? Or will we serve and seek after what the culture tells us we should be about?
Will we choose to be faithful? We will choose to disobey?
Will we choose to follow God’s path? Or will we choose to follow our own?
We will choose to listen to God’s voice? Or will we choose to listen to the voice of the evil one?
Today, I have choices, you have choices. I can’t make your choices for you, you cannot make my choices for me. We each have choices to make today.
What will we choose? Will we choose to serve and follow God? Or will we choose to disobey?
Today, the choice is ours.