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Idolatry: The Principle Crime of the Human Race, Part 5: The Spirit of Baal-the Counterfeit Yahweh

Dee Brestin in Idol Lies: Facing the Truth about Our Deepest Desires says: The mighty wind is awakening God’s slumbering children to see what has kept them from transformation. The first step is to see the treacherous stones lurking beneath the … Continue reading

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Idolatry: The Principal Crime of the Human Race, Part 4, Golden Calf Disease

We Become What We Worship God wants us to get our identity from Him alone. He has uniquely designed each one of us to bear His glorious image to this lost and dying world. We cannot gain our true identity … Continue reading

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Idolatry: The Principal Crime of the Human Race, Part 3

Jeremiah’s Indictment against Idolatry among God’s Chosen Listen to the heart-rending words of God to His people. This is what the Lord says: “What fault did your ancestors find in me, that they strayed so far from me? They followed … Continue reading

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Idolatry: The Principle Crime of the Human Race, Part 1

There is no more important topic in the study of the heart than idolatry. Idols have more influence on the condition of the heart than any other thing in the world. The Bible is full of examples of people who … Continue reading

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The Book of Judges: The Pattern of Defeat

There is hardly any book of the Bible that can compare to Judges in color and intrigue. You wince as you read how Ehud the judge went to visit the king in his summer palace and slid his dagger between … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Altars of Baal

                                                                Note carefully the opening verse of Judges 6: “And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord: and the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years” (Judges 6:1). These words describe an endless … Continue reading

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Destroying the High Places: Do you Have Idols in Your Personal Life?

One of the subjects consistently addressed throughout the Bible is idolatry. References abound in connection with Israel’s struggle with the gods of their neighbors, gods that could be seen, as opposed to their invisible Yahweh. Time and time again, the … Continue reading

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