Category Archives: Idolatry

What God Hates

Tim Challies recently finished an excellent series on eight things God hates.  In Challies’ words: The God who loves must also hate. The God who loves all that is good and pure and holy must hate all that is evil … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Practical Suggestions for Cultivating Communion with God – Kelly Kapic (Crossway) But interpersonal relationships are not “things” to be accomplished. They are more about “being” than “doing,” and they need attentiveness, … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Personal Perception

The Bible teaches that God created the world.  As the Creator, God defines what is real.  God alone determines reality. But of course our culture has rejected God as Creator, and so rejects his claim to define what is real.  … Continue reading

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Passion Posts

Here are some really good posts for your weekend reading: You Were Made for the Godward Life – John Piper (DG) A Godward life is lived leaning toward God. We turn our face toward him and not away from him. … Continue reading

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Who Carries Who?

In Isaiah 46, the Babylonians must carry their gods around. And still today people carry their gods around. It might be money. It might be a technological gadget. It might be anything that we live for, that we trust in, … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: God’s School of Waiting – Jeff Robinson (TGC) You Might Be An Idolater If… – Stephen Altrogge (Crossway) 7 Marks of a Deeply Deadly Sin – Tim Challies (from John Owen) … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Have No Other Gods

In the First Commandment (Exodus 20:3), God commands us to have no other gods before Him. Why? Here are six reasons not to have other gods: First, God spoke this command (v1). God Himself commands it – and that should … Continue reading

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Not Enough?

Anything that comes between God and us that compromises our walk with him is a god to us. We are saying, “You’re not really enough for this situation, Lord. You are not providing for me or protecting me or fulfilling … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Gospel Ripples – Jeremy Walker (Reformation 21) Here are reasons why the saints need to go on hearing the gospel. It brings back to our hearts and minds the truths of … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Don’t Waste Your Beach Vacation – Steve Dewitt (Via Trevin Wax) Three Tips for Better Bible Reading – Andy Naselli (DG) 5 Insights Into Idolatry – J. D. Greear 8 Ways … Continue reading

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