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2 Chronicles 26:18
And they withstood Uzziah the king, and said unto him, It appertaineth not unto thee, Uzziah, to burn incense unto the LORD, but to the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense: go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast trespassed; neither shall it be for thine honour from the LORD God.
Reflections On The Scripture: This passage is a powerful reminder about respecting the boundaries established by God. King Uzziah stepped into a role not meant for him—burning incense to the Lord, a task designated to the priests, sons of Aaron. His actions crossed a divine line and were neither honored nor accepted by God. In our lives today, we might be tempted to overstep our roles, believing we have an express right or capacity to do certain things. However, this story of Uzziah admonishes us to respect God's provisions and the roles He has designated to each of us. We should not take upon ourselves a role God has not given us. In doing so, we develop a humble heart that acknowledges God's authority and wisdom, bringing us ever closer to living a righteous life in His eyes.

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