Negative Mitzvah 47: You shall not believe in ideas that oppose the
Numbers 15:39 "And that you seek not after your own heart and your own
The world offers so many temptations that it may seem impossible to
decide what is the right way to think, eat, dress, behave, and act.
The Torah and its Mitzvot set guidelines for us to follow, and show us
the path we should choose. The Mitzvot point us in the right direction
so that we may fulfill the will of HaShem.
This Negative Mitzvah cautions us to use the guidelines that are in
the Torah and follow the Mitzvot so that we should not just accept
anything that comes our way.
We must be extremely careful and attempt to always choose and act in a
manner that befits a Torah life-style.