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When Idols Attack 19:23-41. The Antagonist. The Threat to Idols …. The Antagonist The Protagonist The Gospel & Idols . The Threat to Idols ….

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When idols attack 19 23 41

When Idols Attack

19:23-41


The threat to idols

The Antagonist

The Threat to Idols …


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The Antagonist

The Protagonist

The Gospel & Idols

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“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of … Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before Me. You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or the on the earth beneath … You shall not worship them or serve them.” - Exodus 20:2-5

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“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of … Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods.”

Idolatry is the pursuit of protection & provision from something other than God!

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“You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or the on the earth.”

Idolatry is always a man-made substitute for God that caters to the desires of self!

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“You shall not worship them or serve them.”

Idolatry seems to cater to the desires of self but will eventually demand worship and service!

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Definition

“One has [an idol] when a finite value is worshipped and adored and viewed as that without which one cannot receive life joyfully.”

- Thomas Oden

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Definition

Examples

Ephesus Idol = Artemis?

1st Century Church vs. Us

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“God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine.  Now God designed the human machine to run on himself.  He himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits were designed to feed on.  There is no other.  That's why it is just no …

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“… good asking God to make us happy in our own way without bothering about religion.  God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from himself, because it is not there.  There is no such thing.” - C.S. Lewis

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The attack of idols

Anger

Confusion

Bodily Harm

More Confusion

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“They do not know, nor do they understand, for … they cannot see and their hearts … cannot comprehend. No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, “I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals …

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“... I roast meat and eat it. Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!” He feeds on ashes; a deceived heart has turned him aside. And he cannot deliver himself, nor say, “Is there not a lie in my right hand?” – Is 44:18-20

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Will Dissipate Even Now

Jesus Defeated Them

“When he disarmed the rulers and authorities, He made a public display of them, having triumphed over them through Him.”- Colossians 2:15

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Will Dissipate Even Now

Jesus Defeated Them

Jesus is Better

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When Idols Attack

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