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Coach Josh
HOW TO STOP WORRYING. HOW TO ENJOY YOUR SINGLENESS. LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPS. REMOVING IDOLS...

Coach Josh

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 40:20


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Church On the Move: Roswell

Join us as Pastor Troy Smothermon continues his Mid-Week series "Idols".

Recovering Hypocrite
Wounds and Idols

Recovering Hypocrite

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 12:05


Listen in while Noel talks about how to handle people's disproportionate reactions, which are typically rooted in wounds or idols.

Everyday Church's Podcast
Episode 302: American Idols-Finale

Everyday Church's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 36:36


Redemption Chapel - Sermons
Idols & Demons

Redemption Chapel - Sermons

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 34:10


Rick McKee

Sovereign Hope Church
Better Than Idols - Psalm 115 - Audio

Sovereign Hope Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 45:31


Join us today as Pastor and teaching Elder Adam Vinson continues our study of Psalms with Psalm 115 Notes: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10JhnLNLTBulxCwDROOQHvYe2yAkq-zU7/view

Midland Bible Church's Podcast
Confronting Our Idols

Midland Bible Church's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 36:11


By Andrew Adams

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Riverdale Campus
Love God. Loathe Idols. Sermon — Strength & Courage — Week 12

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Riverdale Campus

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 48:29


Love God. Loathe Idols. Sermon | May 22, 2022Leave us a comment and share with a friend.Are you a Guest? We would love to know you. Text CONNECT to 615-551-9800 or submit the Connect Form — https://lifept.org/guestIf you wish to give online visit https://lifept.org/give 

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Smyrna Campus
Love God. Loathe Idols. Sermon — Strength & Courage — Week 12

LifePoint Church - Messages from the Smyrna Campus

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 57:10


Love God. Loathe Idols. Sermon | May 22, 2022Leave us a comment and share with a friend.Are you a Guest? We would love to know you. Text CONNECT to 615-551-9800 or submit the Connect Form — https://lifept.org/guestIf you wish to give online visit https://lifept.org/give 

Lehman Ave Church of Christ
”The Book of Ezekiel” by Stephen Pitcock - Part 11

Lehman Ave Church of Christ

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 32:41


May 22, 2022 - Sunday AM Bible Class   This week Stephen continues his class studying the book of Ezekiel.    Summary Covers the time of the Babylonian conquest of Judah and Jerusalem. Message is for the captives of Judah living in exile in Babylon The necessary steps taken by God to correct his disobedient people and the future hope of Israel. Firsthand account of what God told Ezekiel to speak to the captives of Judah living in Babylon. Most of the book focuses on God's punishment of Judah and other nations, but also provides hope for the captives so that they would return to God and not lose hope entirely. The last portion of Ezekiel looks forward to the restoration of Israel and to the glory and blessings of the everlasting covenant God will establish with His people. Outline Prophesies of judgement on Israel (1-24) Ezekiel's Call/Commission (1-3) Prophesies through signs, symbols & messages (4-24) Prophesies of Judgement on Foreign Nations (25-32) Ammon, Moab, Edom and Philistia (25) Tyre and Sidon (26-28) Egypt (29-32) Prophesies of Restoration (33-48) Fall of Jerusalem & promise of Restoration (33-39) New Temple (40-43) New Worship (44-46) New Land (47-48) Purpose Theme: The soul that sins shall die but turn & live (Ezek. 18:20-23, 33:7-16) Frequently used: Son of Man (93) – man of service or servant. Not the same as Dan. 7:13 The word of the Lord came to me (46), The word of the Lord (60) Shall know that I am the Lord (63) Middle/Midst (118) Prophesy/Prophet (54) Sword (83) Blood (55) Slain (32) Idols (39) Abominations (43)   Duration 32:41

Chatting From The Word: Hosted By; Oscar
Episode: 349: "Chatting From the Word." Hosted By; Bro. Oscar York - 5.20.2022 -Friday-

Chatting From The Word: Hosted By; Oscar

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 71:20


Subject: "The Church, Th Called Out" - ( I Corinthians 8: 1-6, Acts 17: 22-29, Acts 19: 23- 33, I John 5: 21, Deuteronomy 29: 17&18& Leviticus 19:4). Idols, knowledge, puffed-up, But......Charity Edifies (cont).

Money is Personal
Idols & False Prophets

Money is Personal

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 27:17


Chatting From The Word: Hosted By; Oscar
Episode: 348: "Chatting From the Word." Hosted By; Bro. Oscar York - 5.19.2022 -Thursday-

Chatting From The Word: Hosted By; Oscar

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 69:27


Subject: "The Church, The Called Out" -( I Corinthians 8: 1-6, Acts 17: 22-29, Acts 19: 23-33, I John 5: 21, Deuteronomy 29: 17 & 18, Leviticus 19:4). "Idols, Knowledge, Puffed-up, but.....Charity edifies

Mountainview Baptist Church
Keep Yourselves From Idols

Mountainview Baptist Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 39:00


Idolatry on SermonAudio
Keep Yourselves From Idols

Idolatry on SermonAudio

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 39:00


A new MP3 sermon from Mountainview Baptist Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Keep Yourselves From Idols Speaker: Matt Furse Broadcaster: Mountainview Baptist Church Event: Midweek Service Date: 5/18/2022 Length: 39 min.

Church On the Move: Roswell

Listen in as Pastor Troy Smothermon continues his Mid-week series "Idols"

Faith Christian Family Church
Idols - Part 27 - Audio

Faith Christian Family Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 33:00


Recorded live during our Wednesday night service on 05-19-2022 For more information visit our website - https://faithchurchlubbock.com Click here to to donate: https://tinyurl.com/fcfcgive

Sermons – First Assembly of God
Corinthians Lesson 10. Eating food sacrificed to idols

Sermons – First Assembly of God

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022


Corinthians Lesson 10 Eating food sacrificed to idols Corinthians Lesson 10. Eating food sacrificed to idols 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 8:1 Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. 2 The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know. 3 But the man who loves God is known by God. 8:4 So then, about eating food sacrificed to idols: We know that […]

Rocket City Lift
Religious Idols

Rocket City Lift

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 14:36


The Rev. Dr. Tara W. Bulger preaching on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Demons on SermonAudio
The devils behind the idols Exodus 20:4-6

Demons on SermonAudio

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 41:00


A new MP3 sermon from Bible Baptist Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: The devils behind the idols Exodus 20:4-6 Speaker: Pastor John MacLennan Broadcaster: Bible Baptist Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 6/27/2021 Length: 41 min.

Idolatry on SermonAudio
The devils behind the idols Exodus 20:4-6

Idolatry on SermonAudio

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 41:00


A new MP3 sermon from Bible Baptist Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: The devils behind the idols Exodus 20:4-6 Speaker: Pastor John MacLennan Broadcaster: Bible Baptist Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 6/27/2021 Length: 41 min.

Idolatry on SermonAudio
Idols & Work

Idolatry on SermonAudio

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 46:00


A new MP3 sermon from Grace City Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Idols & Work Subtitle: The Gospel at Work Speaker: Matt Hand Broadcaster: Grace City Church Event: Sunday Service Date: 5/15/2022 Bible: Isaiah 44:12-20; Psalm 115:4-8 Length: 46 min.

Destruction on SermonAudio
Idols for Destruction

Destruction on SermonAudio

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 38:00


A new MP3 sermon from Christ the King Presbyterian Church (OPC) is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Idols for Destruction Subtitle: Revelation Speaker: Rev. Eric Hausler Broadcaster: Christ the King Presbyterian Church (OPC) Event: Sunday Service Date: 5/15/2022 Bible: Revelation 9:20-21 Length: 38 min.

City Awakening Church
Praying Idols

City Awakening Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 42:19


1 Kings 8Louis TamburroDon't let your prayers become idols, like Solomon and the Israelites did. If you need Jesus to forgive you for turning something you've been praying for into an idol, or to forgive you of a sin you've committed, then pray asking Jesus to forgive you, and he'll hear and act on that prayer giving you forgiveness of sin. If you need Jesus to save you from eternal hell we're deserving of because of our sins, then pray asking Jesus to save you, and he'll hear and act on that prayer giving you eternal life through his substitutionary death on the cross.

Jesus Changes Everything
Sacred Marriage- Smashing Idols

Jesus Changes Everything

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 16:29


Lisa joins me as we discuss a beautiful piece she recently wrote, filled with bold biblical proclamation and tender gospel affirmation.

Windows & Mirrors
Day 114 (Psalm 113-116) - Idols and Stans

Windows & Mirrors

Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 13:02


Recap of Psalm 113-116. For more information on our year-long journey of the Bible, visit windowsmirrors.org Join our PATREON: patreon.com/windowsandmirrors

Back to the Bible
1 Kings - A Roller Coaster of Kings : The Main Thing

Back to the Bible

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 5:35


In this roller coaster of life, there are many ups and downs. But the momentum that will keep us going is the spirit of God.  Jacob Wirka explains this important theme from the book of 1 Kings. Download the Transcript of Today's PodcastSpiritual conversations don't have to be forced and uncomfortable!We know that we can't keep Jesus's love to ourselves. He has to be shared with others. But how and when and where? And when it seems fruitless, how can we persevere and rest in His hope?With scripture as your guide, Organic Outreach for Ordinary People by Pastor Kevin Harney offers simple biblical practices that will help you share Jesus in a way that fits exactly how God has wired you. Start right where you are, in ordinary situations with ordinary people, and watch what God will do!Please make a tax-deductible gift to Back to the Bible today and receive your copy of Organic Outreach for Ordinary People as our thank you.Request your copy today.

Covenant Grace Church
Psalm 115 (May 8, 2022)

Covenant Grace Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 38:43


"I know my life is worth living if only I had....." How would you fill in the blank? If the answer is something other than God, that is your idol. Idols are often good things that have been come god-things. The way out is to recognize the foolishness of idols in contrast to the faithfulness of our God and Savior. This message was preached by Pastor Erick Cobb on May 8, 2022.

Faith Christian Family Church
Idols - Part 26 - Audio

Faith Christian Family Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 38:30


Recorded live during our Wednesday night service on 05-11-2022 For more information visit our website - https://faithchurchlubbock.com Click here to to donate: https://tinyurl.com/fcfcgive

ESV: Digging Deep into the Bible
May 10: Psalm 129; Numbers 9:15–10:10; Isaiah 46–47; Colossians 1:21–2:5

ESV: Digging Deep into the Bible

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 10:20


Psalms and Wisdom: Psalm 129 Psalm 129 (Listen) They Have Afflicted Me from My Youth A Song of Ascents. 129   “Greatly1 have they afflicted me from my youth”—    let Israel now say—2   “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth,    yet they have not prevailed against me.3   The plowers plowed upon my back;    they made long their furrows.”4   The LORD is righteous;    he has cut the cords of the wicked.5   May all who hate Zion    be put to shame and turned backward!6   Let them be like the grass on the housetops,    which withers before it grows up,7   with which the reaper does not fill his hand    nor the binder of sheaves his arms,8   nor do those who pass by say,    “The blessing of the LORD be upon you!    We bless you in the name of the LORD!” Footnotes [1] 129:1 Or Often; also verse 2 (ESV) Pentateuch and History: Numbers 9:15–10:10 Numbers 9:15–10:10 (Listen) The Cloud Covering the Tabernacle 15 On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony. And at evening it was over the tabernacle like the appearance of fire until morning. 16 So it was always: the cloud covered it by day1 and the appearance of fire by night. 17 And whenever the cloud lifted from over the tent, after that the people of Israel set out, and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the people of Israel camped. 18 At the command of the LORD the people of Israel set out, and at the command of the LORD they camped. As long as the cloud rested over the tabernacle, they remained in camp. 19 Even when the cloud continued over the tabernacle many days, the people of Israel kept the charge of the LORD and did not set out. 20 Sometimes the cloud was a few days over the tabernacle, and according to the command of the LORD they remained in camp; then according to the command of the LORD they set out. 21 And sometimes the cloud remained from evening until morning. And when the cloud lifted in the morning, they set out, or if it continued for a day and a night, when the cloud lifted they set out. 22 Whether it was two days, or a month, or a longer time, that the cloud continued over the tabernacle, abiding there, the people of Israel remained in camp and did not set out, but when it lifted they set out. 23 At the command of the LORD they camped, and at the command of the LORD they set out. They kept the charge of the LORD, at the command of the LORD by Moses. The Silver Trumpets 10 The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Make two silver trumpets. Of hammered work you shall make them, and you shall use them for summoning the congregation and for breaking camp. 3 And when both are blown, all the congregation shall gather themselves to you at the entrance of the tent of meeting. 4 But if they blow only one, then the chiefs, the heads of the tribes of Israel, shall gather themselves to you. 5 When you blow an alarm, the camps that are on the east side shall set out. 6 And when you blow an alarm the second time, the camps that are on the south side shall set out. An alarm is to be blown whenever they are to set out. 7 But when the assembly is to be gathered together, you shall blow a long blast, but you shall not sound an alarm. 8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow the trumpets. The trumpets shall be to you for a perpetual statute throughout your generations. 9 And when you go to war in your land against the adversary who oppresses you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be remembered before the LORD your God, and you shall be saved from your enemies. 10 On the day of your gladness also, and at your appointed feasts and at the beginnings of your months, you shall blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings. They shall be a reminder of you before your God: I am the LORD your God.” Footnotes [1] 9:16 Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks by day (ESV) Chronicles and Prophets: Isaiah 46–47 Isaiah 46–47 (Listen) The Idols of Babylon and the One True God 46   Bel bows down; Nebo stoops;    their idols are on beasts and livestock;  these things you carry are borne    as burdens on weary beasts.2   They stoop; they bow down together;    they cannot save the burden,    but themselves go into captivity. 3   “Listen to me, O house of Jacob,    all the remnant of the house of Israel,  who have been borne by me from before your birth,    carried from the womb;4   even to your old age I am he,    and to gray hairs I will carry you.  I have made, and I will bear;    I will carry and will save. 5   “To whom will you liken me and make me equal,    and compare me, that we may be alike?6   Those who lavish gold from the purse,    and weigh out silver in the scales,  hire a goldsmith, and he makes it into a god;    then they fall down and worship!7   They lift it to their shoulders, they carry it,    they set it in its place, and it stands there;    it cannot move from its place.  If one cries to it, it does not answer    or save him from his trouble. 8   “Remember this and stand firm,    recall it to mind, you transgressors,9     remember the former things of old;  for I am God, and there is no other;    I am God, and there is none like me,10   declaring the end from the beginning    and from ancient times things not yet done,  saying, ‘My counsel shall stand,    and I will accomplish all my purpose,'11   calling a bird of prey from the east,    the man of my counsel from a far country.  I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass;    I have purposed, and I will do it. 12   “Listen to me, you stubborn of heart,    you who are far from righteousness:13   I bring near my righteousness; it is not far off,    and my salvation will not delay;  I will put salvation in Zion,    for Israel my glory.” The Humiliation of Babylon 47   Come down and sit in the dust,    O virgin daughter of Babylon;  sit on the ground without a throne,    O daughter of the Chaldeans!  For you shall no more be called    tender and delicate.2   Take the millstones and grind flour,    put off your veil,  strip off your robe, uncover your legs,    pass through the rivers.3   Your nakedness shall be uncovered,    and your disgrace shall be seen.  I will take vengeance,    and I will spare no one.4   Our Redeemer—the LORD of hosts is his name—    is the Holy One of Israel. 5   Sit in silence, and go into darkness,    O daughter of the Chaldeans;  for you shall no more be called    the mistress of kingdoms.6   I was angry with my people;    I profaned my heritage;  I gave them into your hand;    you showed them no mercy;  on the aged you made your yoke exceedingly heavy.7   You said, “I shall be mistress forever,”    so that you did not lay these things to heart    or remember their end. 8   Now therefore hear this, you lover of pleasures,    who sit securely,  who say in your heart,    “I am, and there is no one besides me;  I shall not sit as a widow    or know the loss of children”:9   These two things shall come to you    in a moment, in one day;  the loss of children and widowhood    shall come upon you in full measure,  in spite of your many sorceries    and the great power of your enchantments. 10   You felt secure in your wickedness;    you said, “No one sees me”;  your wisdom and your knowledge led you astray,  and you said in your heart,    “I am, and there is no one besides me.”11   But evil shall come upon you,    which you will not know how to charm away;  disaster shall fall upon you,    for which you will not be able to atone;  and ruin shall come upon you suddenly,    of which you know nothing. 12   Stand fast in your enchantments    and your many sorceries,    with which you have labored from your youth;  perhaps you may be able to succeed;    perhaps you may inspire terror.13   You are wearied with your many counsels;    let them stand forth and save you,  those who divide the heavens,    who gaze at the stars,  who at the new moons make known    what shall come upon you. 14   Behold, they are like stubble;    the fire consumes them;  they cannot deliver themselves    from the power of the flame.  No coal for warming oneself is this,    no fire to sit before!15   Such to you are those with whom you have labored,    who have done business with you from your youth;  they wander about, each in his own direction;    there is no one to save you. (ESV) Gospels and Epistles: Colossians 1:21–2:5 Colossians 1:21–2:5 (Listen) 21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 22 he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, 23 if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation1 under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister. Paul's Ministry to the Church 24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, 25 of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known, 26 the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints. 27 To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. 28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. 2 For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, 2 that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, 3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. 4 I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. 5 For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. Footnotes [1] 1:23 Or to every creature (ESV)

Chew the Bible
American Idols

Chew the Bible

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 26:12


Everyday Church's Podcast
Episode 300: American Idols-Molech

Everyday Church's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 46:23


Cyrus Says
CnB ft. Navin, Vagda & Antariksh | Pune Building with Lifts for House Help, US Mother Arrested After Her Kid Took Weed-Laced Gummies to School & Taj Mahal Has Rooms Supposedly Filled With Hindu Idols-Scriptures

Cyrus Says

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 70:41


On Cock & Bull this week, we are joined by Vagda Galhotra, Navin Noronha & Silverie (Antariksh). Cyrus rants about his son needing a new laptop, which he has been using for the past 11 years and why he bought an ambulance instead. Cyrus also asks Vagda about her show on the IVM Podcasts network called ‘Press Decode'. The panelists talk about the popularity of Punjabi songs, and then move onto other topics like the news story of the Pune housing society with a circular which says that house help and service workers (and pets) and only allowed to use a particular lift. They also talk about the US Mother who got arrested after her six-year-old kid took homemade marijuana-laced gummies to school, how she could be looking at upto 10 years in prison facing charges of second degree child abuse, and the news story about the petition in Allahabad HC to open up 20 rooms at the Taj Mahal to see whether there are Hindu idols and scriptures inside. They also talk about Kunal Kamara facing the brunt of a 7 year old's father for changing the words of a song the child sang for PM Modi, and Munawar Faruqui winning the reality show Lock Upp. Tune in for this and much more.You can follow Vagda Galhotra on Instagram at @facemuscleacrobatYou can follow Navin Noronha on Instagram at @houseofnoronhaYou can follow Antariksh on Instagram @antariksht: https://instagram.com/antarikshtDo send in AMA questions for Cyrus by tweeting them to @cyrussaysin or e-mailing them at whatcyrussays@gmail.comDon't forget to follow Cyrus Broacha on Instagram @cyrus_broacha(https://www.instagram.com/cyrus_broacha)In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussaysYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcasts App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

John Eldredge and Ransomed Heart (Audio)

In the first of this three-part series that first aired in 2016, John and Craig McConnell talk about the ways we try to satisfy our souls and the dangers of idolatry.

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Providence Community Church
‘HETH' – THE TRIAL OF CAPTIVITY – Psalm 119:57-64

Providence Community Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 56:37


The eighth stanza of the Bible' s great acrostic Psalm assures the singer that the Word/Covenant revelation of God is sufficient for the trial of captivity. Verse 61 describes conditions that try the soul of the believer as “the cords of the wicked” ensnaring him, nevertheless, he does not forget the Law of God. In the context of captivity or to a lesser degree but principally similar, a cultural context hostile to the Christian world-view – the convictions of one's soul are rigorously tested. In our society, as in the days of our author, no doubt, it costs something to be a follower of Christ. The Psalmist remains resolved: “The Lord is my portion” he confesses. Idols compete in a fallen world for the title of “our portion”. Where do we look for sufficient provision for challenges we face? In our day the state lays claim to authority and sufficiency. We are expected to turn to the government for our portion. Our safety and daily bread are guaranteed by political institutions by the lawless of our day. In light of our text, we recognize these promises are nothing but a snare of the wicked. The Lord is our portion. This confession is most difficult to maintain in times of hardship. The convictions of Ps 119 require faith in times like ours. We are called to walk by faith and not by sight despite our enemies. Once again the Psalmist exhorts us to reinforce our souls by heeding the words, promises, ways, testimonies commandments, law, rules, precepts, and statutes of the Lord. ....

Lakewood Audio
Truth 2022: The Truth About Our Hearts - Keep Yourselves from Idols

Lakewood Audio

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 34:20


In 2022, we will read and study passages of Scripture as a church family that speak about the topic of Truth. We continue this year-long series with Senior Pastor Dr. Tyler Smiley speaking from the book of 1 John about the warning from the writer regarding idolatry.

Lehman Ave Church of Christ
”The Book of Ezekiel” by Stephen Pitcock - Part 9

Lehman Ave Church of Christ

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 37:40


May 8, 2022 - Sunday AM Bible Class   This week Stephen continues his class studying the book of Ezekiel.    Summary Covers the time of the Babylonian conquest of Judah and Jerusalem. Message is for the captives of Judah living in exile in Babylon The necessary steps taken by God to correct his disobedient people and the future hope of Israel. Firsthand account of what God told Ezekiel to speak to the captives of Judah living in Babylon. Most of the book focuses on God's punishment of Judah and other nations, but also provides hope for the captives so that they would return to God and not lose hope entirely. The last portion of Ezekiel looks forward to the restoration of Israel and to the glory and blessings of the everlasting covenant God will establish with His people. Outline Prophesies of judgement on Israel (1-24) Ezekiel's Call/Commission (1-3) Prophesies through signs, symbols & messages (4-24) Prophesies of Judgement on Foreign Nations (25-32) Ammon, Moab, Edom and Philistia (25) Tyre and Sidon (26-28) Egypt (29-32) Prophesies of Restoration (33-48) Fall of Jerusalem & promise of Restoration (33-39) New Temple (40-43) New Worship (44-46) New Land (47-48) Purpose Theme: The soul that sins shall die but turn & live (Ezek. 18:20-23, 33:7-16) Frequently used: Son of Man (93) – man of service or servant. Not the same as Dan. 7:13 The word of the Lord came to me (46), The word of the Lord (60) Shall know that I am the Lord (63) Middle/Midst (118) Prophesy/Prophet (54) Sword (83) Blood (55) Slain (32) Idols (39) Abominations (43)   Duration 37:40

From Fear to Freedom
Body Image, Idols, Fitness and Faith

From Fear to Freedom

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 34:21


In this episode, Katie and Alexis dive into fitness and health. They talk about how they use fitness to glorify God and be used of the Kingdom. The discus how the church, at times, dismisses the importance of taking care of our bodies and being good stewards of them. They covered their personal struggles with food, body image, and dieting, plus so much more! Show Notes: What does God say about our bodies? Are we stewarding our bodies well? How should Christian's view weight loss? How can we combat the lies from culture about where our worth is found? Why do we think this topic dismissed in the church? What does scripture say about balancing our physical & spiritual lives? Scripture References: So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but I will not be mastered by anything. 1 Corinthians 6:12 Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. John 6:35 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'”Matthew 4:4 “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefreedompodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thefreedompodcast/support

ESV: Through the Bible in a Year
May 6: Judges 19–21; Psalm 115; 1 Corinthians 8–9

ESV: Through the Bible in a Year

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 23:46


Old Testament: Judges 19–21 Judges 19–21 (Listen) A Levite and His Concubine 19 In those days, when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was sojourning in the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah. 2 And his concubine was unfaithful to1 him, and she went away from him to her father's house at Bethlehem in Judah, and was there some four months. 3 Then her husband arose and went after her, to speak kindly to her and bring her back. He had with him his servant and a couple of donkeys. And she brought him into her father's house. And when the girl's father saw him, he came with joy to meet him. 4 And his father-in-law, the girl's father, made him stay, and he remained with him three days. So they ate and drank and spent the night there. 5 And on the fourth day they arose early in the morning, and he prepared to go, but the girl's father said to his son-in-law, “Strengthen your heart with a morsel of bread, and after that you may go.” 6 So the two of them sat and ate and drank together. And the girl's father said to the man, “Be pleased to spend the night, and let your heart be merry.” 7 And when the man rose up to go, his father-in-law pressed him, till he spent the night there again. 8 And on the fifth day he arose early in the morning to depart. And the girl's father said, “Strengthen your heart and wait until the day declines.” So they ate, both of them. 9 And when the man and his concubine and his servant rose up to depart, his father-in-law, the girl's father, said to him, “Behold, now the day has waned toward evening. Please, spend the night. Behold, the day draws to its close. Lodge here and let your heart be merry, and tomorrow you shall arise early in the morning for your journey, and go home.” 10 But the man would not spend the night. He rose up and departed and arrived opposite Jebus (that is, Jerusalem). He had with him a couple of saddled donkeys, and his concubine was with him. 11 When they were near Jebus, the day was nearly over, and the servant said to his master, “Come now, let us turn aside to this city of the Jebusites and spend the night in it.” 12 And his master said to him, “We will not turn aside into the city of foreigners, who do not belong to the people of Israel, but we will pass on to Gibeah.” 13 And he said to his young man, “Come and let us draw near to one of these places and spend the night at Gibeah or at Ramah.” 14 So they passed on and went their way. And the sun went down on them near Gibeah, which belongs to Benjamin, 15 and they turned aside there, to go in and spend the night at Gibeah. And he went in and sat down in the open square of the city, for no one took them into his house to spend the night. 16 And behold, an old man was coming from his work in the field at evening. The man was from the hill country of Ephraim, and he was sojourning in Gibeah. The men of the place were Benjaminites. 17 And he lifted up his eyes and saw the traveler in the open square of the city. And the old man said, “Where are you going? And where do you come from?” 18 And he said to him, “We are passing from Bethlehem in Judah to the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, from which I come. I went to Bethlehem in Judah, and I am going to the house of the LORD,2 but no one has taken me into his house. 19 We have straw and feed for our donkeys, with bread and wine for me and your female servant and the young man with your servants. There is no lack of anything.” 20 And the old man said, “Peace be to you; I will care for all your wants. Only, do not spend the night in the square.” 21 So he brought him into his house and gave the donkeys feed. And they washed their feet, and ate and drank. Gibeah's Crime 22 As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, worthless fellows, surrounded the house, beating on the door. And they said to the old man, the master of the house, “Bring out the man who came into your house, that we may know him.” 23 And the man, the master of the house, went out to them and said to them, “No, my brothers, do not act so wickedly; since this man has come into my house, do not do this vile thing. 24 Behold, here are my virgin daughter and his concubine. Let me bring them out now. Violate them and do with them what seems good to you, but against this man do not do this outrageous thing.” 25 But the men would not listen to him. So the man seized his concubine and made her go out to them. And they knew her and abused her all night until the morning. And as the dawn began to break, they let her go. 26 And as morning appeared, the woman came and fell down at the door of the man's house where her master was, until it was light. 27 And her master rose up in the morning, and when he opened the doors of the house and went out to go on his way, behold, there was his concubine lying at the door of the house, with her hands on the threshold. 28 He said to her, “Get up, let us be going.” But there was no answer. Then he put her on the donkey, and the man rose up and went away to his home. 29 And when he entered his house, he took a knife, and taking hold of his concubine he divided her, limb by limb, into twelve pieces, and sent her throughout all the territory of Israel. 30 And all who saw it said, “Such a thing has never happened or been seen from the day that the people of Israel came up out of the land of Egypt until this day; consider it, take counsel, and speak.” Israel's War with the Tribe of Benjamin 20 Then all the people of Israel came out, from Dan to Beersheba, including the land of Gilead, and the congregation assembled as one man to the LORD at Mizpah. 2 And the chiefs of all the people, of all the tribes of Israel, presented themselves in the assembly of the people of God, 400,000 men on foot that drew the sword. 3 (Now the people of Benjamin heard that the people of Israel had gone up to Mizpah.) And the people of Israel said, “Tell us, how did this evil happen?” 4 And the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came to Gibeah that belongs to Benjamin, I and my concubine, to spend the night. 5 And the leaders of Gibeah rose against me and surrounded the house against me by night. They meant to kill me, and they violated my concubine, and she is dead. 6 So I took hold of my concubine and cut her in pieces and sent her throughout all the country of the inheritance of Israel, for they have committed abomination and outrage in Israel. 7 Behold, you people of Israel, all of you, give your advice and counsel here.” 8 And all the people arose as one man, saying, “None of us will go to his tent, and none of us will return to his house. 9 But now this is what we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot, 10 and we will take ten men of a hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and a hundred of a thousand, and a thousand of ten thousand, to bring provisions for the people, that when they come they may repay Gibeah of Benjamin for all the outrage that they have committed in Israel.” 11 So all the men of Israel gathered against the city, united as one man. 12 And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, “What evil is this that has taken place among you? 13 Now therefore give up the men, the worthless fellows in Gibeah, that we may put them to death and purge evil from Israel.” But the Benjaminites would not listen to the voice of their brothers, the people of Israel. 14 Then the people of Benjamin came together out of the cities to Gibeah to go out to battle against the people of Israel. 15 And the people of Benjamin mustered out of their cities on that day 26,000 men who drew the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah, who mustered 700 chosen men. 16 Among all these were 700 chosen men who were left-handed; every one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss. 17 And the men of Israel, apart from Benjamin, mustered 400,000 men who drew the sword; all these were men of war. 18 The people of Israel arose and went up to Bethel and inquired of God, “Who shall go up first for us to fight against the people of Benjamin?” And the LORD said, “Judah shall go up first.” 19 Then the people of Israel rose in the morning and encamped against Gibeah. 20 And the men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin, and the men of Israel drew up the battle line against them at Gibeah. 21 The people of Benjamin came out of Gibeah and destroyed on that day 22,000 men of the Israelites. 22 But the people, the men of Israel, took courage, and again formed the battle line in the same place where they had formed it on the first day. 23 And the people of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until the evening. And they inquired of the LORD, “Shall we again draw near to fight against our brothers, the people of Benjamin?” And the LORD said, “Go up against them.” 24 So the people of Israel came near against the people of Benjamin the second day. 25 And Benjamin went against them out of Gibeah the second day, and destroyed 18,000 men of the people of Israel. All these were men who drew the sword. 26 Then all the people of Israel, the whole army, went up and came to Bethel and wept. They sat there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD. 27 And the people of Israel inquired of the LORD (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days, 28 and Phinehas the son of Eleazar, son of Aaron, ministered before it in those days), saying, “Shall we go out once more to battle against our brothers, the people of Benjamin, or shall we cease?” And the LORD said, “Go up, for tomorrow I will give them into your hand.” 29 So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah. 30 And the people of Israel went up against the people of Benjamin on the third day and set themselves in array against Gibeah, as at other times. 31 And the people of Benjamin went out against the people and were drawn away from the city. And as at other times they began to strike and kill some of the people in the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the open country, about thirty men of Israel. 32 And the people of Benjamin said, “They are routed before us, as at the first.” But the people of Israel said, “Let us flee and draw them away from the city to the highways.” 33 And all the men of Israel rose up out of their place and set themselves in array at Baal-tamar, and the men of Israel who were in ambush rushed out of their place from Maareh-geba.3 34 And there came against Gibeah 10,000 chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was hard, but the Benjaminites did not know that disaster was close upon them. 35 And the LORD defeated Benjamin before Israel, and the people of Israel destroyed 25,100 men of Benjamin that day. All these were men who drew the sword. 36 So the people of Benjamin saw that they were defeated. The men of Israel gave ground to Benjamin, because they trusted the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah. 37 Then the men in ambush hurried and rushed against Gibeah; the men in ambush moved out and struck all the city with the edge of the sword. 38 Now the appointed signal between the men of Israel and the men in the main ambush was that when they made a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city 39 the men of Israel should turn in battle. Now Benjamin had begun to strike and kill about thirty men of Israel. They said, “Surely they are defeated before us, as in the first battle.” 40 But when the signal began to rise out of the city in a column of smoke, the Benjaminites looked behind them, and behold, the whole of the city went up in smoke to heaven. 41 Then the men of Israel turned, and the men of Benjamin were dismayed, for they saw that disaster was close upon them. 42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel in the direction of the wilderness, but the battle overtook them. And those who came out of the cities were destroying them in their midst. 43 Surrounding the Benjaminites, they pursued them and trod them down from Nohah4 as far as opposite Gibeah on the east. 44 Eighteen thousand men of Benjamin fell, all of them men of valor. 45 And they turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon. Five thousand men of them were cut down in the highways. And they were pursued hard to Gidom, and 2,000 men of them were struck down. 46 So all who fell that day of Benjamin were 25,000 men who drew the sword, all of them men of valor. 47 But 600 men turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon and remained at the rock of Rimmon four months. 48 And the men of Israel turned back against the people of Benjamin and struck them with the edge of the sword, the city, men and beasts and all that they found. And all the towns that they found they set on fire. Wives Provided for the Tribe of Benjamin 21 Now the men of Israel had sworn at Mizpah, “No one of us shall give his daughter in marriage to Benjamin.” 2 And the people came to Bethel and sat there till evening before God, and they lifted up their voices and wept bitterly. 3 And they said, “O LORD, the God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that today there should be one tribe lacking in Israel?” 4 And the next day the people rose early and built there an altar and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. 5 And the people of Israel said, “Which of all the tribes of Israel did not come up in the assembly to the LORD?” For they had taken a great oath concerning him who did not come up to the LORD to Mizpah, saying, “He shall surely be put to death.” 6 And the people of Israel had compassion for Benjamin their brother and said, “One tribe is cut off from Israel this day. 7 What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them any of our daughters for wives?” 8 And they said, “What one is there of the tribes of Israel that did not come up to the LORD to Mizpah?” And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead, to the assembly. 9 For when the people were mustered, behold, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead was there. 10 So the congregation sent 12,000 of their bravest men there and commanded them, “Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword; also the women and the little ones. 11 This is what you shall do: every male and every woman that has lain with a male you shall devote to destruction.” 12 And they found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead 400 young virgins who had not known a man by lying with him, and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan. 13 Then the whole congregation sent word to the people of Benjamin who were at the rock of Rimmon and proclaimed peace to them. 14 And Benjamin returned at that time. And they gave them the women whom they had saved alive of the women of Jabesh-gilead, but they were not enough for them. 15 And the people had compassion on Benjamin because the LORD had made a breach in the tribes of Israel. 16 Then the elders of the congregation said, “What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?” 17 And they said, “There must be an inheritance for the survivors of Benjamin, that a tribe not be blotted out from Israel. 18 Yet we cannot give them wives from our daughters.” For the people of Israel had sworn, “Cursed be he who gives a wife to Benjamin.” 19 So they said, “Behold, there is the yearly feast of the LORD at Shiloh, which is north of Bethel, on the east of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and south of Lebonah.” 20 And they commanded the people of Benjamin, saying, “Go and lie in ambush in the vineyards 21 and watch. If the daughters of Shiloh come out to dance in the dances, then come out of the vineyards and snatch each man his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin. 22 And when their fathers or their brothers come to complain to us, we will say to them, ‘Grant them graciously to us, because we did not take for each man of them his wife in battle, neither did you give them to them, else you would now be guilty.'” 23 And the people of Benjamin did so and took their wives, according to their number, from the dancers whom they carried off. Then they went and returned to their inheritance and rebuilt the towns and lived in them. 24 And the people of Israel departed from there at that time, every man to his tribe and family, and they went out from there every man to his inheritance. 25 In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes. Footnotes [1] 19:2 Septuagint, Old Latin became angry with [2] 19:18 Septuagint my home; compare verse 29 [3] 20:33 Some Septuagint manuscripts place west of Geba [4] 20:43 Septuagint; Hebrew [at their] resting place (ESV) Psalm: Psalm 115 Psalm 115 (Listen) To Your Name Give Glory 115   Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory,    for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness! 2   Why should the nations say,    “Where is their God?”3   Our God is in the heavens;    he does all that he pleases. 4   Their idols are silver and gold,    the work of human hands.5   They have mouths, but do not speak;    eyes, but do not see.6   They have ears, but do not hear;    noses, but do not smell.7   They have hands, but do not feel;    feet, but do not walk;    and they do not make a sound in their throat.8   Those who make them become like them;    so do all who trust in them. 9   O Israel,1 trust in the LORD!    He is their help and their shield.10   O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD!    He is their help and their shield.11   You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD!    He is their help and their shield. 12   The LORD has remembered us; he will bless us;    he will bless the house of Israel;    he will bless the house of Aaron;13   he will bless those who fear the LORD,    both the small and the great. 14   May the LORD give you increase,    you and your children!15   May you be blessed by the LORD,    who made heaven and earth! 16   The heavens are the LORD's heavens,    but the earth he has given to the children of man.17   The dead do not praise the LORD,    nor do any who go down into silence.18   But we will bless the LORD    from this time forth and forevermore.  Praise the LORD! Footnotes [1] 115:9 Masoretic Text; many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Syriac O house of Israel (ESV) New Testament: 1 Corinthians 8–9 1 Corinthians 8–9 (Listen) Food Offered to Idols 8 Now concerning1 food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. 2 If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 3 But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.2 4 Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that “an idol has no real existence,” and that “there is no God but one.” 5 For although there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth—as indeed there are many “gods” and many “lords”—6 yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist. 7 However, not all possess this knowledge. But some, through former association with idols, eat food as really offered to an idol, and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. 8 Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat, and no better off if we do. 9 But take care that this right of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak. 10 For if anyone sees you who have knowledge eating3 in an idol's temple, will he not be encouraged,4 if his conscience is weak, to eat food offered to idols? 11 And so by your knowledge this weak person is destroyed, the brother for whom Christ died. 12 Thus, sinning against your brothers5 and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ. 13 Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble. Paul Surrenders His Rights 9 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? 2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 3 This is my defense to those who would examine me. 4 Do we not have the right to eat and drink? 5 Do we not have the right to take along a believing wife,6 as do the other apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas? 6 Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working for a living? 7 Who serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard without eating any of its fruit? Or who tends a flock without getting some of the milk? 8 Do I say these things on human authority? Does not the Law say the same? 9 For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain.” Is it for oxen that God is concerned? 10 Does he not certainly speak for our sake? It was written for our sake, because the plowman should plow in hope and the thresher thresh in hope of sharing in the crop. 11 If we have sown spiritual things among you, is it too much if we reap material things from you? 12 If others share this rightful claim on you, do not we even more? Nevertheless, we have not made use of this right, but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ. 13 Do you not know that those who are employed in the temple service get their food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in the sacrificial offerings? 14 In the same way, the Lord commanded that those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel. 15 But I have made no use of any of these rights, nor am I writing these things to secure any such provision. For I would rather die than have anyone deprive me of my ground for boasting. 16 For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! 17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with a stewardship. 18 What then is my reward? That in my preaching I may present the gospel free of charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel. 19 For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them. 20 To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law. 21 To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside the law of God but under the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law. 22 To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. 23 I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings. 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. 25 Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. 26 So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. 27 But I discipline my body and keep it under control,7 lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified. Footnotes [1] 8:1 The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians' letter; see 7:1 [2] 8:3 Greek him [3] 8:10 Greek reclining at table [4] 8:10 Or fortified; Greek built up [5] 8:12 Or brothers and sisters [6] 9:5 Greek a sister as wife [7] 9:27 Greek I pummel my body and make it a slave (ESV)

ESV: Digging Deep into the Bible
May 5: Psalm 124; Numbers 5; Isaiah 41; Philippians 1:27–2:11

ESV: Digging Deep into the Bible

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 12:27


Psalms and Wisdom: Psalm 124 Psalm 124 (Listen) Our Help Is in the Name of the Lord A Song of Ascents. Of David. 124   If it had not been the LORD who was on our side—    let Israel now say—2   if it had not been the LORD who was on our side    when people rose up against us,3   then they would have swallowed us up alive,    when their anger was kindled against us;4   then the flood would have swept us away,    the torrent would have gone over us;5   then over us would have gone    the raging waters. 6   Blessed be the LORD,    who has not given us    as prey to their teeth!7   We have escaped like a bird    from the snare of the fowlers;  the snare is broken,    and we have escaped! 8   Our help is in the name of the LORD,    who made heaven and earth. (ESV) Pentateuch and History: Numbers 5 Numbers 5 (Listen) Unclean People 5 The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Command the people of Israel that they put out of the camp everyone who is leprous1 or has a discharge and everyone who is unclean through contact with the dead. 3 You shall put out both male and female, putting them outside the camp, that they may not defile their camp, in the midst of which I dwell.” 4 And the people of Israel did so, and put them outside the camp; as the LORD said to Moses, so the people of Israel did. Confession and Restitution 5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 6 “Speak to the people of Israel, When a man or woman commits any of the sins that people commit by breaking faith with the LORD, and that person realizes his guilt, 7 he shall confess his sin that he has committed.2 And he shall make full restitution for his wrong, adding a fifth to it and giving it to him to whom he did the wrong. 8 But if the man has no next of kin to whom restitution may be made for the wrong, the restitution for wrong shall go to the LORD for the priest, in addition to the ram of atonement with which atonement is made for him. 9 And every contribution, all the holy donations of the people of Israel, which they bring to the priest, shall be his. 10 Each one shall keep his holy donations: whatever anyone gives to the priest shall be his.” A Test for Adultery 11 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 12 “Speak to the people of Israel, If any man's wife goes astray and breaks faith with him, 13 if a man lies with her sexually, and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband, and she is undetected though she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her, since she was not taken in the act, 14 and if the spirit of jealousy comes over him and he is jealous of his wife who has defiled herself, or if the spirit of jealousy comes over him and he is jealous of his wife, though she has not defiled herself, 15 then the man shall bring his wife to the priest and bring the offering required of her, a tenth of an ephah3 of barley flour. He shall pour no oil on it and put no frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of remembrance, bringing iniquity to remembrance. 16 “And the priest shall bring her near and set her before the LORD. 17 And the priest shall take holy water in an earthenware vessel and take some of the dust that is on the floor of the tabernacle and put it into the water. 18 And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD and unbind the hair of the woman's head and place in her hands the grain offering of remembrance, which is the grain offering of jealousy. And in his hand the priest shall have the water of bitterness that brings the curse. 19 Then the priest shall make her take an oath, saying, ‘If no man has lain with you, and if you have not turned aside to uncleanness while you were under your husband's authority, be free from this water of bitterness that brings the curse. 20 But if you have gone astray, though you are under your husband's authority, and if you have defiled yourself, and some man other than your husband has lain with you, 21 then' (let the priest make the woman take the oath of the curse, and say to the woman) ‘the LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people, when the LORD makes your thigh fall away and your body swell. 22 May this water that brings the curse pass into your bowels and make your womb swell and your thigh fall away.' And the woman shall say, ‘Amen, Amen.' 23 “Then the priest shall write these curses in a book and wash them off into the water of bitterness. 24 And he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that brings the curse, and the water that brings the curse shall enter into her and cause bitter pain. 25 And the priest shall take the grain offering of jealousy out of the woman's hand and shall wave the grain offering before the LORD and bring it to the altar. 26 And the priest shall take a handful of the grain offering, as its memorial portion, and burn it on the altar, and afterward shall make the woman drink the water. 27 And when he has made her drink the water, then, if she has defiled herself and has broken faith with her husband, the water that brings the curse shall enter into her and cause bitter pain, and her womb shall swell, and her thigh shall fall away, and the woman shall become a curse among her people. 28 But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, then she shall be free and shall conceive children. 29 “This is the law in cases of jealousy, when a wife, though under her husband's authority, goes astray and defiles herself, 30 or when the spirit of jealousy comes over a man and he is jealous of his wife. Then he shall set the woman before the LORD, and the priest shall carry out for her all this law. 31 The man shall be free from iniquity, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.” Footnotes [1] 5:2 Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13 [2] 5:7 Hebrew they shall confess their sin that they have committed [3] 5:15 An ephah was about 3/5 bushel or 22 liters (ESV) Chronicles and Prophets: Isaiah 41 Isaiah 41 (Listen) Fear Not, for I Am with You 41   Listen to me in silence, O coastlands;    let the peoples renew their strength;  let them approach, then let them speak;    let us together draw near for judgment. 2   Who stirred up one from the east    whom victory meets at every step?1  He gives up nations before him,    so that he tramples kings underfoot;  he makes them like dust with his sword,    like driven stubble with his bow.3   He pursues them and passes on safely,    by paths his feet have not trod.4   Who has performed and done this,    calling the generations from the beginning?  I, the LORD, the first,    and with the last; I am he. 5   The coastlands have seen and are afraid;    the ends of the earth tremble;    they have drawn near and come.6   Everyone helps his neighbor    and says to his brother, “Be strong!”7   The craftsman strengthens the goldsmith,    and he who smooths with the hammer him who strikes the anvil,  saying of the soldering, “It is good”;    and they strengthen it with nails so that it cannot be moved. 8   But you, Israel, my servant,    Jacob, whom I have chosen,    the offspring of Abraham, my friend;9   you whom I took from the ends of the earth,    and called from its farthest corners,  saying to you, “You are my servant,    I have chosen you and not cast you off”;10   fear not, for I am with you;    be not dismayed, for I am your God;  I will strengthen you, I will help you,    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. 11   Behold, all who are incensed against you    shall be put to shame and confounded;  those who strive against you    shall be as nothing and shall perish.12   You shall seek those who contend with you,    but you shall not find them;  those who war against you    shall be as nothing at all.13   For I, the LORD your God,    hold your right hand;  it is I who say to you, “Fear not,    I am the one who helps you.” 14   Fear not, you worm Jacob,    you men of Israel!  I am the one who helps you, declares the LORD;    your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.15   Behold, I make of you a threshing sledge,    new, sharp, and having teeth;  you shall thresh the mountains and crush them,    and you shall make the hills like chaff;16   you shall winnow them, and the wind shall carry them away,    and the tempest shall scatter them.  And you shall rejoice in the LORD;    in the Holy One of Israel you shall glory. 17   When the poor and needy seek water,    and there is none,    and their tongue is parched with thirst,  I the LORD will answer them;    I the God of Israel will not forsake them.18   I will open rivers on the bare heights,    and fountains in the midst of the valleys.  I will make the wilderness a pool of water,    and the dry land springs of water.19   I will put in the wilderness the cedar,    the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive.  I will set in the desert the cypress,    the plane and the pine together,20   that they may see and know,    may consider and understand together,  that the hand of the LORD has done this,    the Holy One of Israel has created it. The Futility of Idols 21   Set forth your case, says the LORD;    bring your proofs, says the King of Jacob.22   Let them bring them, and tell us    what is to happen.  Tell us the former things, what they are,    that we may consider them,  that we may know their outcome;    or declare to us the things to come.23   Tell us what is to come hereafter,    that we may know that you are gods;  do good, or do harm,    that we may be dismayed and terrified.224   Behold, you are nothing,    and your work is less than nothing;    an abomination is he who chooses you. 25   I stirred up one from the north, and he has come,    from the rising of the sun, and he shall call upon my name;  he shall trample on rulers as on mortar,    as the potter treads clay.26   Who declared it from the beginning, that we might know,    and beforehand, that we might say, “He is right”?  There was none who declared it, none who proclaimed,    none who heard your words.27   I was the first to say3 to Zion, “Behold, here they are!”    and I give to Jerusalem a herald of good news.28   But when I look, there is no one;    among these there is no counselor    who, when I ask, gives an answer.29   Behold, they are all a delusion;    their works are nothing;    their metal images are empty wind. Footnotes [1] 41:2 Or whom righteousness calls to follow? [2] 41:23 Or that we may both be dismayed and see [3] 41:27 Or Formerly I said (ESV) Gospels and Epistles: Philippians 1:27–2:11 Philippians 1:27–2:11 (Listen) 27 Only let your manner of life be worthy1 of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel, 28 and not frightened in anything by your opponents. This is a clear sign to them of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God. 29 For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake, 30 engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have. Christ's Example of Humility 2 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. 4 Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. 5 Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,2 6 who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,3 7 but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant,4 being born in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. 9 Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Footnotes [1] 1:27 Greek Only behave as citizens worthy [2] 2:5 Or which was also in Christ Jesus [3] 2:6 Or a thing to be held on to for advantage [4] 2:7 Or slave (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface) (ESV)

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Join us as Pastor Troy Smothermon continues his midweek series "Idols".

Faith Christian Family Church
Idols - Part 25 - Audio

Faith Christian Family Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 37:29


Recorded live during our Wednesday night service on 05-04-2022 For more information visit our website - https://faithchurchlubbock.com Click here to to donate: https://tinyurl.com/fcfcgive

Sheridan Hills Baptist Church
Isaiah 46 Sermon | Dealing Decisively With Your Idols | 5/1/22

Sheridan Hills Baptist Church

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 58:10


In this expositional sermon on Isaiah 46, Pastor Andrew Coleman emphasizes that idolatry is a reality in the lives of all people, whether they are believers in Christ or are unbelievers. However, the believer has a very different response to idolatry than the unbeliever. This sermon emphasizes the great difference between these responses, as well as teaches the biblical response to idols for Christians. ________________________________________ Links to Sermon Notes & Answers: ➤Sermon Notes (Blank): https://www.sheridanhills.org/_files/... ➤Sermon Notes (Answers): https://www.sheridanhills.org/_files/...

LoveIsrael.org (audio)
Isaiah Chapter 57 Part 1

LoveIsrael.org (audio)

Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 45:35


There is a constant sin that plagues the people of God. And that sin is idolatry. And we see that many times the prophets speak of idolatry as a spiritual adultery. Rather than being faithful to God, their husband, Israel, committed spiritual adultery, and went after other gods, even though Moses warned them and commanded them not to do so. And revealed to them to do so would bring about God's judgment, his curse, instead of his goodness, and his blessing To donate please visit us at: https://www.LoveIsrael.org/donate Checks may be sent to: LoveIsrael.org 6355 N Courtenay Parkway Merritt Island, FL 32953

LoveIsrael.org
Isaiah Chapter 57 Part 1

LoveIsrael.org

Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 45:35


There is a constant sin that plagues the people of God. And that sin is idolatry. And we see that many times the prophets speak of idolatry as a spiritual adultery. Rather than being faithful to God, their husband, Israel, committed spiritual adultery, and went after other gods, even though Moses warned them and commanded them not to do so. And revealed to them to do so would bring about God's judgment, his curse, instead of his goodness, and his blessing To donate please visit us at: https://www.LoveIsrael.org/donate Checks may be sent to: LoveIsrael.org 6355 N Courtenay Parkway Merritt Island, FL 32953

Rob Has a Podcast | Survivor / Big Brother / Amazing Race - RHAP
Survivor 42 | Episode 9 Recap with Jamal Shipman

Rob Has a Podcast | Survivor / Big Brother / Amazing Race - RHAP

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 142:40


This week, Rob is joined by Jamal Shipman of Survivor: Island of the Idols to discuss everything that happened during episode 9 of Survivor 42! The post Survivor 42 | Episode 9 Recap with Jamal Shipman appeared first on RobHasAwebsite.com.

Survivor: Edge of Extinction Recaps from Rob has a Podcast | RHAP
Survivor 42 | Episode 9 Recap with Jamal Shipman

Survivor: Edge of Extinction Recaps from Rob has a Podcast | RHAP

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 142:40


This week, Rob is joined by Jamal Shipman of Survivor: Island of the Idols to discuss everything that happened during episode 9 of Survivor 42! The post Survivor 42 | Episode 9 Recap with Jamal Shipman appeared first on RobHasAwebsite.com.