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Combating Materialism

Our house before we bought it above

For the first year we lived here, this big room was such a disaster. It gave me heebie jeebies to see it!  2,395 more words

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Making visible shapes or images of God is rebellion against him

Reasons for this prohibition from Moses, Isaiah, and Paul. The complaint of a heathen. It should put the worshipers of idols to shame.

This may easily be inferred from the reasons which he annexes to his prohibition. 419 more words

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Psalm Photos - 97 - Idolatry

Psalm 97

The Lord is king! Let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad!

Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. 447 more words

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The Spectrum of Idolatry part 5 Image and Likeness

“For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.” (Colossians 3:3)

We get God. What an amazing trade-off. If I, through the abdication of my self–the giving up of everything I’d worked so hard to attain and maintain–get something higher, I’m all for it. 681 more words

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Offensive insulting repulsive statues 21-4-14

I saw all of these catholic idols in the same anglican parish church earlier today. They are common in many East Anglian churches but this particular one had more than most. 480 more words

A Faith I can Touch

I’ve started praying while holding a cross. It’s not a rosary. I’m not Catholic. My explanation requires a bit of history.

During the Reformation, Protestants stormed cathedrals, destroying beautiful statues, frescos, and stained-glass windows. 547 more words

Be Not Deceived: Name-checking a Generic God

Why did people think it was admirable when actor Matthew McConaughey mentioned the Lord in his 2014 Grammy acceptance speech?

“There’s three things that I need each day.

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