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SEDUCTIVE IDOLS

"The seductiveness of a nearby idol for the Christian is that it promises to get things done, to be powerful, to make good changes -- but by means that conflict with God's means."

pg. 44, Richard Keyes, No God, But God by Os Guinness

"Idols are not just on pagan altars,

but in well-educated human hearts

and minds. The apostle Paul associates the

dynamics of Human Greed, lust, craving,

and coveting with idolatry."

Pg. 30, Richard Keyes, No God, But God by Os Guinnius

(From a sermon by Rick Finitzer, Watch Out for Ambushes, 10/28/2009)

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