Mistake after Mistake

Narrator; Jeroboam made houses of high places, and made priests from among all the people, who were not of the sons of Levi. Jeroboam ordained a feast on the fifteenth day in the eighth month, even in the month which he had devised of his own heart. Memo to the priesthood: October 10 (former day of atonement) rescheduled on God's behalf to November 15. By order of His majesty, King Jeroboam. Narrator: And went up to the altar, to burn incense. Priest apprentice: Aren't priests supposed to do that? High priest: Shut up, kid.

1 Kings 12: 31 – 33

Jeroboam is busy. He oversees the erection of extra worship spots in the hills of Israel, has lineups of unqualified applicants for new priesthood jobs, including some that can’t read, reschedules feast days, and offers sacrifices to his gods himself, rather than have priests do it.

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