Loading Player...

ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES

Family Values

Exodus 20:4-5

Daniel Cassels October 4, 2015

Exodus 20:4-5 (LB) "You shall not make any idols ... you must never bow to an image or worship it in any way."

2 Principles

I. DON'T `IDOLIZE' ANYTHING!

"Idolize" - to ____________________ something more than God.

"For your own good ... don't sin by making an idol in any form at all." Deut. 4:15-16 (GN)

Why?

1. Idols will ______________________________

"...those who make idols are disillusioned because the gods they make are false and lifeless." Jer. 10:14 (GN)

"What's the use of an idol? It's only something a man has made. What good does it do ... to trust it?" Hab 2:18 (GN)

2. Idols will ______________________________

"... (before you knew Christ) you were controlled by dead idols, who always led you astray." 1 Cor. 12:2 (GN)

3. Idols will ______________________________

"Those who make idols will become like them, and so will those who trust in them." Ps. 115:8 (GN)

"They worshiped worthless things and became worthless themselves." Jer. 2:5 (GN)

II. WORSHIP ONLY GOD!

"Worship" -- to give my highest ___________________________

"(Many) exchange the truth about God for a lie; they worship and serve what God.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, has created instead of the Creator himself!" Rom. 1:25 (GN)M,N

The Benefits of Worshiping Only God

1. IT ______________________________

"Seek your happiness in the Lord and He will give you your heart's desire." Ps. 37:4 (GN)

"Whoever believes in Him will not be disappointed."

Rom. 10:11 (GN)

2. IT ______________________________

Jesus said, "If you obey my teaching ... you will know the truth and the truth will set you free." John 8:31-32

"If the Son sets you free, you will be really free." John 8:36

3. IT ______________________________

"As the Spirit of the Lord works with us, we become more and more like Him." 2 Cor. 3:18b (LB)

"We arrive at maturity -- that measure of development which is meant by `the fullness of Christ.'" Eph 4:13-15 (Ph)

"Christ is the visible image of the invisible God." Col. 1:5

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
Service Times

LikeUsOnFacebook Iconcsbc