Category Archives: Idolatry Quotes

The Appeal of Idolatry

Why do people choose the substitutes over God himself? Probably the most important reason is that it obviates accountability to God. We can meet idols on our own terms because they are our own creations. They are safe, predictable, and … Continue reading

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Pride Is Self-Idolatry

Pride is self-idolatry.  God alone is to be worshipped and served because His will is supreme and He alone is God, but pride asserts that man should take supremecy over God.  God proclaimed through Isaiah, “My glory I will not … Continue reading

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Idolatry and Anxiety

When we find ourselves feeling anxious, that feeling tells us that something we treasure is being threatened….  [It is] a signpost telling us that something is amiss with our hearts.  We are not loving the Lord as we should – … Continue reading

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Idolatry and Addictions

Here are some helpful quotes from Edward Welch on the connection between idolatry and addictions: The true nature of all addictions is that we have chosen to go outside the boundaries of the kingdom of God and look for blessings … Continue reading

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Passion Quotes

Here are a few more quotes – this time on the gospel and idolatry. The Gospel Tim Keller: You’re more sinful than you ever dared believe; you’re more loved than you ever dared hope. Tullian Tchividjian: When you trust in Jesus, … Continue reading

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Walking All Over Your Idols

In Ephesians 4:31, Paul tells us:  “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.”  Tim Chester in his book, You Can Change, makes these illuminating comments on this … Continue reading

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The Giver and the Gifts

I have been reading You Can Change by Tim Chester.  It is a very helpful and practical book on Christian growth, which I highly recommend.  I am even planning to use it in a Sunday School class this winter in … Continue reading

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Substitute for God

Idolatry, ancient and modern alike, consists in trusting some substitute for God to serve some uniquely divine function….  Why do people choose the substitute over God himself?  Probably the most important reason is that it obviates accountability to God.  We … Continue reading

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