Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Also they have shut up the doors of the porch, and put out the lamps, and have not burned incense nor offered burnt offerings in the holy place unto the God of Israel.

Those, says matthew henry, who turn their backs upon god's ordinances, may truly be said to forsake god himself

Bible References

Those, says matthew henry, who turn their backs upon god's ordinances, may truly be said to forsake god himself

Leviticus 24:2
Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
2 Kings 16:17
And king Ahaz cut off the panels of the bases, and removed the laver from off them, and took down the sea from off the brazen oxen that were under it, and put it upon a pavement of stone.
Malachi 1:10
Oh that there were one among you that would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle fire on mine altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, saith Jehovah of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.