Tag: Idolatry

Idol Worship

Ron Graham 90x115by Ron Graham

“Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God,” Exodus 20:3-5a.

This Old Testament stuff doesn’t concern today’s post-modern society. “No other gods before me”? There are so many other gods taking the place of the One true God today that idol worship has actually become the norm.

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Standing In The Gap

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

By age 18, the average American will have witnessed 200,000 acts of violence on television, including 40,000 murders. Then there is all the onscreen sex and perversion, not to mention the fact that our culture is going out of its way to take God out of the picture completely.

It can be very tempting to say, “Well, really there is no hope. There is nothing we can do, and there is certainly nothing that I could do personally.”

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