What are the most common things that people turn to for satisfaction and security in our culture?
What is Idolatry?
READ Romans 1:21-25
I have read several times that “God’s best gifts to us make the most dangerous idols.”
Why is Idolatry Dangerous?
READ Proverbs 24:30-34 and apply it to the danger of idolatry.
READ Isaiah 55:6-11
Gaining Victory Over Idols
Use Hebrews 11 to see a list of victories over idols. Go scene by scene through the chapter:
a) Note the potential idol
b) Note what was believed or trusted about God to overcome the temptation
c) Apply: how can looking to God in similar ways strengthen your fight against your idols?
How does the Gospel (Jesus’ death and resurrection applied to us) provide our primary strength for fighting our idols and the guilt of succumbing to our idols? List 4 or more ways.