"idols" Tagged Sermons

"idols" Tagged Sermons

Jesus: better than idols

It has been a long journey through the book of Jeremiah.  All that God prophesied against Judah through Jeremiah has come to pass.  And now as this chapter of the history of the people of God closes we will spend 3 weeks looking at the key themes of this epic book so that God’s message will not be lost on us.  This week we look at a particularly insidious problem that Judah never managed to shake.

The Futility of Idols

Feeling weak, isolated and oppressed, the nation of Judah turned her eyes to the powerful nations around her and began to entertain the idea that maybe their gods and customs were more powerful than Yahweh.  So God calls Jeremiah to outline for the people the peril of chasing after these idols and as he lays it out plain we will also be challenged to see what pursuing our own idols has the potential to do to us and how we…