Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Tour About Read What's New Help Join Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Get Our Daily Devotional             Win A Publishing Package             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!



 
Christian Living PLEASE ENCOURAGE THE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING

  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Idols
by Cindie York
10/27/08
Free to Share
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 







Exodus 20:3-4
Do not worship any other gods besides me. Do not make idols of any kind, whether in shape of birds or animals or fish.

Picture idols. What picture comes to mind? A golden calf? An eagle carved of stone? A statue of some sort? Certainly these can be considered idols if worshipped, but there are other forms as well.

Idols are symbols or representations of an object of worship, a false god, and objects of extreme devotion.

Object of extreme devotion? Absolutely! Do you know that your job, home, mate, money, etc. can be considered an idol? Certainly! If we hold these people, positions, or possessions in higher esteem and place them first in our lives, they become idols. The Bible reveals that we serve a jealous God. The almighty, omnipotent, and marvelous God will not take the backseat to any one or any thing.

Christians know better than to bow to a statue or to worship an animal or an object of nature, but we tend to forget that idols don't always fit that stereotype.

Living in this world, we will have to work to survive. We must spend time with our families and friends. God knows our hearts. God knows our thoughts. He knows we have earthly responsibilities. He knows everything. We just have to be careful and not let the things of this world consume all of our time, our energy, or our thoughts. God must stay first in our lives.



If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Cindie York or search for articles on the same topic or others.


Read More - Free Reprints, Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Christian writers can JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and help spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 457 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY









Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com