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What Are the “High Places” in the Old Testament, and How Does That Apply to Us Today?

By Randy Alcorn November 14, 2018
The “high places” is a shorthand term for places of pagan worship, usually (though not always) on hills or mountains to bring them closer to their false gods. They were centers of idolatry. The greatest time of compromise for God’s people in the Old Testament, the Israelites, was when in addition to worshiping Yahweh, the only true God, they worshipped false gods too.