Presentation on theme: "Don’t make idols – worship the true God - Ex.20:4-6; John 4:23,24 Review Ps. 114:1,2 - God’s people were:- a.Founded on God’s deliverance –v.1 b.Formed."— Presentation transcript:
Don’t make idols – worship the true God - Ex.20:4-6; John 4:23,24 Review Ps. 114:1,2 - God’s people were:- a.Founded on God’s deliverance –v.1 b.Formed around God’s presence –v.2a c.Forged by God’s rule –v.2b The 10 commandments are:- 1.To display & honour God 2.For our good
1. The human heart – a factory of idols a. Created things – Rom.1:22,23,25 b. Religious objects – 1 Sam.4; 2 Kings 18:4 c. God’s good gifts
2. Knowing what God is like a. God is holy – v.4 b. God is jealous – v.5; Ex.34:14 1. Jealous for the honour of his name 2. Jealous for the exclusive covenant relationship To hate God is to make idols. God judges c. God is gracious – v.6
3.True worship of God – John 4:23, 24 a.In spirit – how we worship b.In truth – who we worship Truth without passion– dead orthodoxy Passion without truth– lively but shallow
4. Am I a true worshipper? a.Have I responded to God’s love & grace b.What is my view of God? c.Does God take first place? d.Am I a passionate worshipper? - on a Sunday morning - in everyday life. Is Jesus Lord over every area of my life?