The religious life of ancient Israel may be the most commonly known aspect of their culture. In the Old Testament, we read many accounts about religious feasts, sacrifices, and worship.
Unfortunately, the religious life of Israel sometimes veered away from pure worship of God. Many Israelites compromised their values and turned to pagan gods, bringing God's judgment on their land.
This section examines the religious life of Israel, as it was in Old Testament times and in Jesus' day.