WE SHOULD HAVE NO OTHER GODS
Exodus 20:3 (ESV) 3 “You shall have no other gods before me.
DEVOTE YOUR HEART TO GOD
Joshua 24:14 (MSG) 14 "So now: Fear GOD. Worship him in total commitment. Get rid of the gods your ancestors worshiped on the far side of The River (the Euphrates) and in Egypt. You, worship GOD.
WE GIVE IN TO IDOLATRY WHEN WE FORGET GOD
Psalm 106:19-22 (MSG) 19 They cast in metal a bull calf at Horeb and worshiped the statue they'd made. 20 They traded the Glory for a cheap piece of sculpture—a grass-chewing bull! 21 They forgot God, their very own Savior, who turned things around in Egypt, 22 Who created a world of wonders in the Land of Ham, who gave that stunning performance at the Red Sea.
GOD WILL NOT SHARE HIS GLORY WITH ANYTHING ELSE
Isaiah 42:8 (MSG) 8 I am GOD. That's my name. I don't franchise my glory, don't endorse the no-god idols.
CHRISTIANS CANNOT SERVE BOTH GOD AND THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD
Luke 16:13 (MSG) 13 No worker can serve two bosses: He'll either hate the first and love the second Or adore the first and despise the second. You can't serve both God and the Bank.
QUOTES OF THE DAY:
“O senseless man who cannot make a worm, and yet makes gods by dozens.” Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592)
“The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of him.” A. W. Tozer (1897-1963) Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World