Tag Archive: idolatry

Judges 17 Micah’s idols

An Ephraimite named Micah steals 28 pounds of silver from his mother.  Frightened when he overhears her curse the thief, he returns it.  The mother dedicates the silver “to the Lord” to be made into an idol! Thus he returned… (READ MORE)

Outline: Judges 17-21. Portraits of Decay

Judges concludes with a series of tales from earlier days in the times of the judges.  Each story explores the impact of Israel’s apostasy.  The community has refused responsibility for disciplining its members to covenant life.  The next stage in… (READ MORE)

1 Corinthians 10: Way of Love — Try to Please

… I try to please everyone in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved. 1 Cor. 10:33 Chapter 10: Idolatry Reexamined Israel’s Errors Repeated?  10:1-22  Israel enjoyed… (READ MORE)