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Graven image - a Christian perspective
The Ten Commandments expressly forbid the worship of any kind of idol or graven image. Idolatry of this sort was an everpresent temptation for the Israelites.


Queen of Heaven - a Christian perspective
The "queen of heaven" was a pagan deity that the Israelites sometimes worshipped instead of the true God. God made his anger at this practice clear through the words of His prophets.


Idolatry - a Christian perspective
The sin of idolatry might seem at first glance to be a thoroughly antiquated activity. But this verse teaches that idolatry isn't just bowing down to a pagan statue; idolatry takes place anytime we elevate something else--money, possessions, anything--as a priority above God.


Golden calf - a Christian perspective
While Moses was away, the Israelites demanded an idol to worship. Moses' brother Aaron acquiesced to their sinful request, and had a golden calf constructed for the people to worship.


Witchcraft in the Bible: Galatians 5:19-20
The practice of witchcraft is here clearly identified as a sinful behavior, and not something acceptable for Christ-followers.


Module 202: John of Damascus | Christian History Institute
Christian History Institute's study module to accompany St. John of Damascus' Defense Against Those Who Oppose Holy Images


Romans 1:18-32 - Into Thy Word Ministries
The wrath of God is to be taken seriously, especially by those who reject Him. We need to understand God’s Righteousness, as in He is...


Idolatry :: Bible Word Search
Search the Bible using the keyword "idolatry" and see what the Bible says.


Bible Concordance :: Idol
Anything that is worshiped instead of the true God. In Bible times, idols were often statues of false gods made of wood, stone or metal. Idolatry is the worship of idols.


Charles G. Finney : Breaking Up the Fallow Ground
The Jews were a nation of farmers, and it is therefore a common thing in the scriptures to refer for Illustrations to their occupation, and to the scenes with which farmers and shepherds are familiar. The prophet Hosea addresses them as a nation of backsliders; he reproves them for their idolatry, a