The first commandment forbiddeth the denying,1
or not worshipping and glorifying the true God as God,2
and our God;3
and the giving of that worship and glory to any other, which is due to him alone.4
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made,
even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither
were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.
Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for