Memorable Scripture: They would not bow. They would not bend.

Daniel 3:16-18
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king. But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up.” Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Make a god – 101

Isaiah 44:13-19
The craftsman stretches out his rule,
He marks one out with chalk;
He fashions it with a plane,
He marks it out with the compass,
And makes it like the figure of a man,
According to the beauty of a man, that it may remain in the house. Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: problems with not removing the ungodly influence

They forsook the Lord and served Baal and the Ashtoreths. And the anger of the Lord was hot against Israel. So He delivered them into the hands of plunderers who despoiled them; and He sold them into the hands of their enemies all around, so that they could no longer stand before their enemies. Judges 2:13-14 Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Burying the past to move forward for the future.

And Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, and change your garments. Then let us arise and go up to Bethel; and I will make an altar there to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and has been with me in the way which I have gone.” So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hands, and the earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the terebinth tree which was by Shechem. Genesis 35:2-4

When I turned thirteen years old I bagged up all my toys and rid myself of them. Continue reading

Forget the Insults – Just Preach Jesus

We’ve been studying Christian apologetics on Wednesday evenings at church.
Last night we learned something from Acts.
While Paul was in Athens waiting on his companions to arrive, his spirit was provoked within him when he saw that the city was given over to idols. Continue reading