There are a lot of ugly, messy kinds of sins in this world, but maybe they can be traced back to a common decision in the lives of those who practice them.
While God works through His people, He really doesn't need us to avenge Him.
For those who are comfortable and secure in their faith, have we considered why others make different choices?
How does one go from success to failure?
Do we need to do any housecleaning, today?
If a "god" isn't able to take care of itself, what kind of god is that?
If a scarecrow can't keep the animals out of our garden, why would we trust its fellow inanimate objects for more important things?
Most Christians would recognize an idol in the shape of a man or an animal, but are there other forms that an idol can take?
We would never worship something that we made ourselves, treating it like something greater than we are...would we?
While symbols and imagery help us remember things about God, can they inadvertently become the objects of our worship?
Searching for truth can be an uphill battle, but an ancient traveling speaker had some insight that is still good for us today.