Idolatry

Idols Abolished

Oct 29

IDOLS ABOLISHED.   “Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols?”— Hosea xiv. 8.   IDOLATRY was the great sin of the ten tribes represented by Ephraim: indeed, it is the sin of the entire human race. When we speak of idolatry we need not think of blocks of wood and stone, and black men …

Hosea:14:8

Let Him Alone

Oct 21

Let Him Alone   “Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.”— Hosea iv. 17.   To what purpose these vast assemblies Sabbath after Sabbath? Why crowd ye these aisles and galleries till every seat is occupied, and every foot of standing room is filled? Have ye all of you a zeal to worship? Do ye all thirst to …

Hosea:4:17

Idols Found Wanting, but Jehovah Found Faithful

Sep 27

 Idols Found Wanting, but Jehovah Found Faithful   “Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast. They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. Hearken unto me, …

Isaiah:46:1-4

Iconoclast

Nov 13

Iconoclast   “He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it; and he called it Nehushtan. He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him …

2 Kings:18:4, 5

Reform

Feb 13

Reform   "Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah, and brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves, and threw down the high places and the altars out of all Judah and Benjamin, in Ephraim also and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them …

2 Chronicles:31:1