Tag Archives: Idols

Come As You Are

Come as you are. God wants us to come. Our hearts are more important than our hands, and so if we come to God with genuine hearts of worship, he will accept us and deal with our blemishes. That’s the … Continue reading

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Adding Insult to Exile

Oftentimes, God uses our circumstances to try to get our attention and show us that we are off course in our relationship with him. Going further afield only makes things worse. The first question to ask is, “Am I serving … Continue reading

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Following God Less Than Wholeheartedly

What’s the difference between following God and following God wholeheartedly? Today we see some clues in the life of King Amaziah.  Where are you at in your devotion to God? Our lack of complete and wholehearted faith in God shows … Continue reading

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Calling Out to False gods

The people had forsaken God, and then they created idol gods which could never help them. We do the same: we forsake God and go our own ways, create idols to worship after our ideas and desires and even sins.  … Continue reading

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Sources of Strength

When we face adversity and battle, why are we not going to God? Why do we rely on human strength instead?  Turn to the one who can calm storms and command waves and wind with his voice.  May God and … Continue reading

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Good Shepherd’s Care

The comfort and hope from idols and false visions and dreams is vain and empty.  Why do we hope in these empty promises?  Only Jesus leads us to the abundant life of God our Father.  He is the Good Shepherd … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Eyes

Jesus is over all things and people – he is both the ultimate sent-one of God in our world and the ultimate intermediary between us and God.  And the good news is that he takes humble you and me and … Continue reading

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