The Lord Rebukes Jeroboam For His Wickedness

"Go, tell Jeroboam, 'Thus says the LORD God of Israel: "Because I exalted you from among the people, and made you ruler over My people Israel, "and tore the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it to you; and yet you have not been as My servant David, who kept My commandments and who followed Me with all his heart, to do only what was right in My eyes; "but you have done more evil than all who were before you, for you have gone and made for yourself other gods and molded images to

Inscription mentioning Rehoboam's "Kingdom of Judah" as subject to Pharaoh Shishak provoke Me to anger, and have cast Me behind your back; "therefore behold! I will bring disaster on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam every male in Israel, bond and free; I will take away the remnant of the house of Jeroboam, as one takes away refuse until it is all gone. "The dogs shall eat whoever belongs to Jeroboam and dies in the city, and the birds of the air shall eat whoever dies in the field; for the LORD has spoken!" IKings 14:7-11

The reason for God's great anger against Jeroboam is found in 2Kings 10:29 which states that he built golden calves in the cities of Bethel and Dan and caused the children of Israel to worship idols instead of the one true God.

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