Previous to this verse (verses 14 and 15a) :
“So fear the LORD and serve him wholeheartedly. Put away forever the idols your ancestors worshiped when they lived beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt. Serve the LORD alone. 15But if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD.”
Wow. Choose today! Choose God! To Fear and Serve Him. Wholeheartedly. Serve the Lord alone.
But.. if you refuse to .. then ? Who are you serving? What are you serving… ? Some other gods? What is YOUR god? Is it pride? Is it your will? Is it your friends or parents? Is it fear? Is it peer pressure?
Have you already chosen, and didn’t notice?
Take the reigns on your life! And I hope you choose God!
Choices are so important… and as with this one, they can direct or change the course of your life dramatically!!!