Category  |  Idolatry

A Look At The Issue Of Idolatry In The Old Testament And How It Applies To Us In The Twenty-first Century Part 24

When reading the Bible . . . we often find cultural differences which make it difficult to understand how to apply the principles to our lives today.

Valuable Insight Into The Second Biblical Commandment Prohibiting Idolatry Part 25

Often the circumstances in the Bible seem foreign to us. But when we understand the history and culture surrounding the text, the Bible comes to life with principles that apply even to us today.

Having A Hard Time Standing Your Ground When Everyone Around You Claims You’re Wrong? Part 26

It’s difficult to live the Christian life in a culture that’s set against all you believe. A look at the recurring theme of idolatry throughout the Old Testament.

A New Perspective On The Biblical Issue Of Idolatry Part 27

The pressure of fitting in to the culture around us is very real. . . . a bigger house, a nicer car, lavish vacations . . . it’s difficult to not be pulled into the materialistic view our culture subscribes to.

God Is Closer Than You May Think! Part 28

Ever wonder if God hears your prayers? Maybe He’s taking longer to answer than you’d like. A discussion on our desire to have access to God.

Is There Something Standing In The Way Of Your Worship Of God? Part 29

Idolatry isn’t just an ancient word for ancient people. Idolatry put into perspective for us in the twenty-first century.

A Biblical Warning Against Idolatry Put Into Context For Us Today Part 30

For centuries men and women have been seduced by the world around them. For some generations it may have been idol worship, for others it’s the need to acquire more possessions.

Trying To Earn God’s Blessing? Part 31

We live in an achievement-driven world. We earn our status, buy our happiness, and strive for instant gratification. And sometimes this mentality leaks into our worship of God.

Encouragement To Trust God To Carry Your Heavy Load Part 32

We have an inherent tendency to try and do things on our own. And often it leads to a life that weighs us down rather than lifts us up.

Find Freedom From Carrying The Load Yourself Part 33

Many well-meaning people work overtime to earn God’s favor . . . trying hard to be a “good Christian.” A challenge to release yourselves into God’s care rather than carrying the load all on your own.

A Refreshing Perspective On Following God Part 34

For many, the Christian life is bogged down with lists of do’s and don’ts. Instead of giving us freedom, it weighs us down with all the rules and restrictions.

An In-depth Discussion On Living A Life Of Faith Part 35

The Christian life isn’t an easy road to walk. But the good news is . . . we don’t have to walk it alone!

Putting God First, Even If It Doesn’t Feel Convenient Part 36

We live in a world of comfort and convenience. We go to church on Sunday when it fits into our schedules. We read the Bible when it doesn’t interfere with our recreation.

Open Your Eyes To A Whole New Understanding Of The Bible Part 37

Sometimes the Bible is hard to understand. In fact . . . sometimes it doesn’t even seem to make sense! Putting Scripture into the context of those who wrote it.

Idolatry In The First-century Church Part 39

Understanding the context of a verse certainly opens our eyes to Scripture! A look at some fascinating biblical history.