They had finished celebrating the goodness and majesty of God. But as always happens as we study in depth the true character and nature of God, we see our own shortfalls.
Have you ever had the experience of either in a time of worship or in a class setting or in your own devotions, read something, during prayer, you feel the conviction of your own sins?
Whether past, forgiven sins or present day “I’m still involved in those” sins?
The more you worship a holy God or study about who God is and how he deals with people, we discover that we are very similar to those in the Bible that sometimes do bad things?
If we are honest with ourselves, what is happening is we realize how really sinful we are.
The Jews got together again because in their time of celebration of the goodness of God and his blessings, they realized how wicked they were.
They had the celebration, realized God’s goodness and blessing.