Tag: idol

God’s Work, Man’s Work

What benefit can a worker gain from his toil? I have observed the burden that God has given to people to keep them occupied. God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time, butContinue reading

Babel and Religion

Consider, for a moment, many of the most iconic buildings created by humans around the world. What purpose did they serve? Some are funeral monuments for powerful rulers, but most have some sort of religiousContinue reading

Gods of This World: Knowledge

O Timothy, guard that which is committed unto thee, turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called; which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace beContinue reading

Gods of This World: Skepticism

And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and took hold of him, and saith unto him, “O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?” (Matthew 14:31) While it is true that the period ofContinue reading

Gods of This World: Self

Human beings have either idolized or demonized themselves throughout history. These days it seems that the pendulum has swung firmly toward the “idolized” side. Optimism about human capabilities has led to people making a godContinue reading

Gods of This World: Sex

Wherefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts unto uncleanness, that their bodies should be dishonored among themselves: for that they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped andContinue reading

Gods of This World: Science

Mankind has always been fascinated by the world around him. Humans of diverse civilizations and locations have investigated the movements of the stars and planets, the creatures around them, and the physical properties of theirContinue reading

Gods of This World: Popularity

And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God (Romans 12:2).Continue reading