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  • "Idolatry”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,027 views

    FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 16, 2001 Exodus 32:7-14 Title: “Idolatry”

    FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 16, 2001 Exodus 32:7-14 Title: “Idolatry” This text is part of the Golden Calf story, a story more complicated that it looks at first blush. To understand it we need to fast forward to the time after Solomon’s death when Jeroboam ...read more

  • The Sovereign Lord Judges Idolatry

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,760 views

    BACKGROUND (1:1) -- Gives the Coordinates: A. Personal word of the Lord to prophet Micah = "Who is like Yahweh?" how can idolatry even be an option in light of the uniqueness and majesty of our God? We should listen because the message has divine authority B. Geographical Moresheth -- SW ...read more

  • Overcoming The Mistakes Of Idolatry

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings
     | 6,406 views

    Choose this day if you will worship the Lord or contemporary idols. Find out what are the consequences for making the wrong choice.

    Overcoming the Mistakes of Idolatry (Josh. 17:1-18) Quote:Idolatry is worshiping anything that ought to be used, or using anything that ought to be worshiped. Augustine. Many people are living only for earthly pleasures that cannot satisfy their deepest longings. Millions of people ...read more

  • Do You Love Me? A Haunting Question For A Busy Church

    Contributed by Tom Lawson on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 219 ratings
     | 4,722 views

    An inductive sermon exploring the idolatry of our (often Christian) busyness in light to the need for "Sabbath times" of relationship-building

    DO YOU LOVE ME? A Haunting Question for a Busy Church John 21:15-17 and Deuteronomy 5:12-15 I love my wife Linda. I do. Now, to be honest, there are times that I do not enjoy being with her. But I do love her. To be painfully honest, she’s not a very exciting person for me to talk. ...read more

  • "The Rich Young Ruler"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 206 ratings
     | 19,393 views

    Jesus reveals this young man’s idolatry and calls him to turn from easy believism to true conversion.

  • Reason For The Season

    Contributed by Engleburg Toney on Dec 25, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 5,284 views

    Christmas is the Devil’s tool to modernize idolatry. He competes with God for our worship. We must know if God is pleased with our celebration of this holiday.

    The Reason for the Season It’s finally here, the holiday season. Outside of the Super Bowl, it is the biggest commercialized event of the year. The world is a wild jungle of individuals on a shopping frenzy. The Nativity scenes enlightens landscapes across the map, lights bedeck the borders ...read more

  • A Control Issue Series

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Dec 2, 2000
    based on 80 ratings
     | 2,430 views

    The second in a series on the 10 Commandments dealing with how the human craving to be in control translates to making graven images, idolatry, worshiping the work of our hands.

  • Idol Threats

    Contributed by Don Hutto on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 2,371 views

    As popular as Tarot readings and horoscopes are they must not replace God in our lives.

    "Idol" Threats 2 Kings 1:1-18 I. Introduction Many today don’t take the dangers of the daily horoscope, Tarot readings, and the like seriously. But we should because these "idols" threaten our relationship with God. II. Idolatry denies the Presence of God in our lives. (v. 3) ...read more

  • Survivors And Castaways Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 24, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,969 views

    The fundamental stance we have before God is critical to everything else in our lives, for personal idolatries, failed intimacies, and low self-esteem are all results of our not experiencing salvation.

    When I was young, and riding a bicycle, we didn’t wear helmets. Nobody had thought of such a thing. And even if they had, no government was telling us we had to wear helmets. I haven’t even worn so much as a hat since I reached the age of 13, much less a helmet. So when we spilled, we spilled, ...read more

  • Foolish Sin Of Presumption

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 27, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,068 views

    The great sin described by King David was not his adultery with Bathsheba, his murder of Uriah, or his numbering the multitude of Israel. The great sin is presuming God to be what you imagine. The idolatry of imagination was described by Karl Marx as "s

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,185 views

    The Lord multiplies those who are willing to follow Christ in all aspects of life even if it means personal sacrifice. Stephen spoke out against the idolatry of the people who trusted more in the gods of their own making than Jehovah. (Acts 7:40) It might

    Why God Used Stephen’s Willingness to Die for What He Believed (Acts 7) Illustration:Ministry that costs nothing, accomplishes nothing. John Henry Jowett. 1. Jesus said, “If anyone will come after me let him deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.” (Luke 9:23) The Lord ...read more

  • The Ultimate Idol Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,599 views

    Do you know what the ultimate idol is? Paul gives us some insight into this. We might not like the answer!

    The Ultimate Idol October 20, 2001 In life, we sometimes talk about what is ‘ultimate’ in many different fields. You might speak of the ultimate ice cream, or the ultimate chocolate. You might have a place, which is, for you, the ultimate restaurant, or have the ultimate dish that you enjoy. ...read more

  • The God Who Is Supreme

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,226 views

    III. THE GOD WHO IS SUPREME IN SAVING POWER DESERVES OUR UNSWERVING LOYALTY DESPITE THE PRESSURE OF INTENSE PERSECUTION (CHAP. 3) Background: Daniel and his friends were in a pagan environment that was hostile towards the worship of the true God. They faced the dilemma of remaining faithful to ...read more

  • Groves Of The Mind

    Contributed by Joe Farnella on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 20 ratings
     | 622 views

    Intro: * I would like to look seriously about Idolatry tonight. Not just the statues but more so of the ones that Christians are prone to have. * Idol 1. a. An image used as an object of worship. b. A false god. 2. One that is adored, often blindly or excessively. * Idolatry is not just the ...read more

  • No Gods Before Me Series

    Contributed by Errol Joseph on Jul 16, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,742 views

    An Exposition of the First Commandment with Emphasis on its Current Application.

    INTRODUCTION q The commandments begin with God. That is where life begins and ends. God himself lies at the heart of the commandments. These are God’s commandments and His name and character are stamped through them. q It is only possible to obey the commandments when we are in proper ...read more