Child Worship

Scripture But you honor your sons instead of Me! You don’t respect the sacrifices and offerings that are brought to Me, and you’ve all gotten fat from eating the best parts. ~I Samuel 2:29, CEV Quote Eventually every idol, every substitute for God will be destroyed and you may be forced to watch. ~Ya’akov Eli …

I Have No Good Thing

Scripture I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from You I have no good thing.” ~Psalm 16:2, NIV Quote We all live for something and we all love something supremely. What ever we love more than Jesus is an idol. ~Ya’akov When I first read Psalm 16 earlier today, I thought David was talking …

Joy When Others Prosper

Scripture Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound. ~Psalm 4:7, NIV Quote God’s answer to every human problem is Jesus. ~Ya’akov David noticed the same thing that you and I witness: sometimes the wicked prosper while the faithful have problems. When idol worshiping pagans fair better in the market place …

No Future In Idolatry

Scripture So the Israelites went up to Baal-perazim, and David defeated the Philistines there… The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David ordered that they be burned in the fire. ~1 Chronicles 14:11-12 (CSB) Quote Break down every idol, cast out every foe—Now wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. ~James L. Nicholson …

A Jealous Lover

Scripture I will destroy your high places. Your altars will be desolated and your shrines smashed. I will throw down your slain in front of your idols. Ezekiel 6:4-5, CSB Quote Keep it simple: love what God loves and hate what God hates. ~Image Quotes In the preamble to the Decalogue, God spoke these words through …

Instrumentality

Scripture Does an ax exalt itself above the one who chops with it? Does a saw magnify itself above the one who saws with it? It would be like a rod waving the one who lifts it! It would be like a staff {stick} lifting the one who isn’t wood! ~ Isaiah 10:15 (CSB) Quote God uses whomever He please, …

Where Is Your God?

Scripture Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.  ~Psalms 115:2-3, NRSV Quote “It is visible that God is; it is invisible what He is.” ~Stephen Charnock Psalm 115 is another “Hallelujah” Psalm written after the Babylonian captivity and was sung after the Passover …

True Deity

Scripture Who is like me? Let him come forward and speak boldly. Let him tell me everything that has happened since I created my people long ago. And let him tell me what has not happened yet. Let him announce ahead of time what is going to take place. ~Isaiah 44:7, NIrV Quote “The secret …

What’s In A Name?

Scripture God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.’” Quote Jesus loves you and there is nothing you can do about it. ~Junior Hill When  ‘elohiym [God, gods, divine ones, angels] called Moses to send him to Egypt, …