Tag Archives: idolatry

Consequences; July 20, 2021


Jeremiah 7:19 “But am I the one they are provoking? declares the Lord. Are they not rather harming themselves, to their own shame?” This whole passage is very interesting. Verse 16 is the rather infamous command to Jeremiah not to … Continue reading

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Idolatry; July 15, 2021


Isaiah 44:17 From the rest he makes a god, his idol; he bows down to it and worships. He prays to it and says, “Save me; you are my god.” Just recently Bill Whittle and Alfonzo Rachel had an episode … Continue reading

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Redemption; May 29, 2021


2 Chronicles 33:12-13 In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers. And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved by his entreaty and listened … Continue reading

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National Repentance; May 15, 2021


2 Chronicles 7:19-20 “But if you turn away and forsake the decrees and commands I have given you and go off to serve other gods and worship them, then I will uproot Israel from my land, which I have given … Continue reading

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Symbols and Tradition; April 23, 2021


Numbers 21:8 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” When people’s faith is weak, as was certainly the case here, physical objects … Continue reading

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Knowledge; February 12, 2020


1 Corinthians 8:1-3 Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know. But … Continue reading

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Unintended Idolatry; November 29, 2019


Hosea 2:8 “She has not acknowledged that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold– which they used for Baal.” We are so prone to forget … Continue reading

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Discipleship; August 22, 2019


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Reading this Psalm from the start I was blessed by several verses, but when … Continue reading

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Jerusalem; August 7, 2019


Psalm 48:8 As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord Almighty, in the city of our God: God makes her secure for ever. The first part of this Psalm has been pleasantly set to … Continue reading

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An Old Fool; July 12, 2019


1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. To me, this betrayal … Continue reading

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