The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
at Jerusalem, then shall the heart of this people turn again unto their
lord, even unto Rehoboam king of Judah, and they shall kill me, and go
again to Rehoboam king of Judah.
KI1 12:28 Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold,
and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold
thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
KI1 12:29 And he set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.
KI1 12:30 And this thing became a sin: for the people went to worship
before the one, even unto Dan.
KI1 12:31 And he made an house of high places, and made priests of the
lowest of the people, which were not of the sons of Levi.
King James Bible