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Season of Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Luke A. Powery http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=72 A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Luke A. Powery

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Idolatry of Manasseh Image by David Martin http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=112618&referrer=preachingandworship.org This engraving by Otto Elliger depicts the idolatry of the reign of King Manasseh of Judah. Sacrifices and offerings are being made at the altars of foreign gods surrounding the Temple Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: David Martin

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Christmas and the Idolatry of Consumerism Devotional by Bob Robinson https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/christmas-and-idolatry-consumerism Bob Robinson reflects on Christmas and says that the greatest idolatry in American Christianity is consumerism. We must admit our idolatry of consumerism, intentionally repent, return to whole-hearted worship, and brainstorm ways to shift our heart. Resource type: Devotional Source: The High Calling Author: Bob Robinson

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Idolatry and the Golden Calf Commentary/Exegesis by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/idolatry-and-the-golden-calf This podcast on Exodus 32 suggests this is among the unhappiest chapters in the Bible as the people of Israel fall down in false worship in front of a golden statue of a calf. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Groundwork Author: Scott Hoezee

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Mesmerizing Rhythms of Idolatry Audio/Video by Mark Labberton https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/mark-labberton-daniel-3/ Mark Labberton's audio sermon on Daniel 3 considers idolatry during the time of King Nebuchadnezzar, and subtle forms of idolatry in our present day. By grace we can be free from mesmerizing rhythms. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Fuller Studio Author: Mark Labberton

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And, They Called It Idolatry Sermon Illustration by James Ellis, III http://day1.org/1901-and_they_called_it_idolatry James Ellis writes that celebrity worship is a form of idolatry-- an attempt to heal our brokenness in ways only God can. He calls us to live a full life in light of our redemption. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Day1 Author: James Ellis, III

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Idolatry Image by Christoph Weigel http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=6936&referrer=preachingandworship.org The Israelites set up and worship pagan gods: Baal, Asherah poles, and the starry host Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: Christoph Weigel

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Idolatry Is the Work of the Flesh Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-june-26th-1-kings-1915-16-19-21-galatians-51-13-25/ Thomas O'Brien briefly offers context, summary, and commentary on 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; and Galatians 5:1, 13-25. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Scripture in Context Author: Thomas O'Brien

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Irrationality, idolatry, and sin Commentary/Exegesis by Eric M. Johnston http://www.hprweb.com/2014/02/grace-and-reason-according-to-st-paul-and-st-thomas/ In this commentary on Romans 1, drawing also on Thomas Aquinas, Eric Johnston argues that sin has its origin in rejection of the truth of God's creation, and refusal to glorify and thank God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: Eric M. Johnston

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Sermon Quotes on Idolatry Sermon Illustration https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-quotes-by-topic/sermon-quotes-idolatry/ Quotations on the theme of idolatry from Augustine of Hippo, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dallas Willard, and others, for use as sermon illustrations. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The Pastor's Workshop

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Sermon Illustrations on Idolatry Sermon Illustration by Thomas C. Oden https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-idolatry/ This collection of sermon illustrations on idolatry includes the work of Thomas C. Oden, Timothy Keller, David Foster Wallace, and James Bryan Smith and gives examples of people putting other things before God. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The Pastor's Workshop Author: Thomas C. Oden

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Full Text Hymns on Idolatry Idolatry reprovedPD
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Idolatry Commentary/Exegesis by Brian Bantum https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-12/sunday-february-1-2015 Brian Bantum comments on Deuteronomy 18:15-20: Idolatry isn’t solely a matter of the artifacts that fill our lives. More often idolatries are the ways our lives coalesce, imperceptibly, around the “invisible unholy.” Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Christian Century Author: Brian Bantum

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Idolatry Article by Emily C. Heath https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2016-01/february-28-third-sunday-lent We do not talk about idolatry much anymore, despite the caution against it in everything from the Ten Commandments to the New Testa­ment epistles. This is ironic, because idolatry flourishes in our culture. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Century Author: Emily C. Heath

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Idolatry Is Misguided Gratitude Sermon Illustration by Scott J. Hafemann http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2007/october/13532.html Who do you thank when things go well? In this sermon illustration, Scott J. Hafemann talks about how misdirecting gratitude can lead to idolatry. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Scott J. Hafemann

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Idolatry Sermon Illustration by Timothy J. Keller http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/june/1062308.html Even if we do not see carved images representing deities on a regular basis, the brokenness of idolatry is still present in our lives. Tim Keller writes about the different ways idolatry can present itself. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Timothy J. Keller

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Prayers of Confession on Idolatry Element of Worship by Dustin Ray https://thepastorsworkshop.com/prayers-of-confession-on-idolatry/ Prayers of confession on idolatry, two of which are responsive readings, all focusing on the importance of turning from the many different types of idols that we face. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: The Pastor's Workshop Author: Dustin Ray

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Idolatry and the Battle for the Heart Sermon Starter/Outline by Mark L. Tidd https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1995/idolatry-and-battle-heart Here is a series based on idolatry and how we can have divided hearts, hearts that do not solely belong to God. The series was meant for Lent. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Reformed Worship Author: Mark L. Tidd

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Illustrations on Mass Shooting Theology, Olympic Perseverance, and Success Idolatry Sermon Illustration by Mathew Woodley http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2012/july/8073012.html Describing a mass shooting, an Olympian's faith surrounding Colossians 3:23, and broken Olympic dreams, these sermon illustrations by Matt Woodley provide a basis for discussing theodicy, suffering, freedom, perseverance, identity in Christ, idolatry, and failure. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Mathew Woodley

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Idolatry Commentary/Exegesis by Stanley Saunders https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/sunday-october-12-2014 If Exodus 32:1-14 describes a time of idolatrous blindness and futility, Isaiah 25:1-9 shows us the moment of hope in which God’s people are called to live—at all times. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Christian Century Author: Stanley Saunders

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