Presentation on theme: "Don’t make idols – worship the true God - Ex.20:4-6; John 4:23,24"— Presentation transcript:
1 Don’t make idols – worship the true God - Ex.20:4-6; John 4:23,24 ReviewPs. 114:1,2 - God’s people were:-Founded on God’s deliverance –v.1Formed around God’s presence –v.2aForged by God’s rule –v.2bThe 10 commandments are:-To display & honour GodFor our good
2 1. The human heart – a factory of idols a. Created things – Rom.1:22,23,25b. Religious objects – 1 Sam.4; Kings 18:4c. God’s good gifts
3 2. Knowing what God is like a. God is holy – v.4b. God is jealous – v.5; Ex.34:141. Jealous for the honour of his name2. Jealous for the exclusive covenant relationshipTo hate God is to make idols. God judgesc. God is gracious – v.6
4 3.True worship of God – John 4:23, 24 In spirit – how we worshipIn truth – who we worshipTruth without passion– dead orthodoxyPassion without truth– lively but shallow
5 4. Am I a true worshipper? Have I responded to God’s love & grace What is my view of God?Does God take first place?Am I a passionate worshipper?- on a Sunday morning- in everyday life. Is Jesus Lord over every area of my life?