1 Chronicles 5:25-26
25 But they broke faith with the God of their fathers, and whored after the gods of the peoples of the land, whom God had destroyed before them. 26 So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, the spirit of Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and he took them into exile, namely, the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river Gozan, to this day.

1. The people broke the covenant, not God
2. The people sought a different God, God did not seek a different people
3. Adultery and whoredom is one of God’s favorite descriptions to reveal how He feels about idolatry and the worship of things other than Him
4. God destroyed the people who worshiped the gods that they worship, they should have learned from that
5. God proactively moved or “stirred up” the king of Assyria to punish His people
6. The act of taking people into exile is probably not a peaceful event, people almost certainly were killed
7. The people were now unable to worship the true God how He prescribed, they were out of their land, they were now governed by another authority

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