Are You Idolatrous? Is 48:11

I Will Not Give My Glory unto Another Is 48:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord God said, I will not give my glory unto another.  He said this in the midst of a passage dealing with the vanity and foolishness of idolatry.  There are many “professing” Christians today who are...

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The Lord’s Vengeance, Rom 12:19

The earth is the Lord’s, Ps 24:1.  All that that dwell therein are also the Lord’s.  So, men have a responsibility to live by God’s rules and to remember that this is God’s earth.  He gave the dominion of the earth to man [Gen 1:26] and men still have the...

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Who is on the Lord’s Side, Ex 32:26-28

Who is on the Lord’s Side Ex. 32:26-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Moses asked the men of Israel, Who is on the Lord’s side?  And the tribe of Levi came to him.  Then every man put his sword by his side and went in and killed every soul that was involved...

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The Land Is Defiled, Lev 18:25-28

The Land is Defiled Lev 18: 25-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We find several references in the Bible to the land being defiled by the sins of men in the land.  The first of these references is found in Lev 18:25-28 which says that the land is defiled by the following...

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Aholah and Aholibah, Ezek 23:1-49

Aholah and Aholibah In Ezek 23:1-49, Ezekiel prophesied of the whoredom of two women, Aholah and Aholibah.   In v.2, the two women are Samaria and Jerusalem. Samaria refers to the ten northern tribes of Israel, because Samaria was the city of the kings, beginning with Omri, 1 Ki 16:23-24. ...

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Images and Statues, Ex 20:4-6

Images and Statues Ex. 20: 4-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many churches and temples have statues in them as “aids to worship.”  These are nothing less than the “images” forbidden by God in Ex 20:4-6.  We are commanded by God not to make or bow down to things like a Crucifix,...

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The Bloody City, Ezek 22:1-12

In Ezek 22:1-12, Ezekiel pronounces the abominations going on in Jerusalem, the bloody city.  And he proclaims that her time has come and her days have drawn near to be punished.  In v.2, the Lord asks, “Wilt thou judge the bloody city? Shew her all her abominations”.  This is just...

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History of Idolatry in Israel, Ezek 20:1-32

Israel’s History of Idolatry In Ezek 20:1-32, Ezekiel recounted Israel’s history of idolatry.  The elders of Israel came to Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord, v.1.  When they sat before him, the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel, v.2. And the Lord asked them a question which he also...

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Dealing with Covetousness, Col 3:5

Dealing with Covetousness Col 3: 5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Covetousness Defined Covetousness is defined in the Merriam Webster dictionary as an inordinate desire for wealth or possessions.  That is what Jesus warned his disciples about in Lk 12:15.  But it is more than that, according to the Bible.  The tenth...

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Relations With Jerusalem, Ezek 16:1-63

God’s Relations with Jerusalem Ezek 16:1-63 details some of the particulars of God’s relations with Jerusalem from their beginning through the Tribulation. The Birth of Jerusalem – Ezek 16:3-5 Jerusalem was a city of the Jebusites, Jos 15:8, 15:63.  The Jebusites were Canaanites, Gen 10:15-16.  The Lord said, “Thy father...

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