A Good Relationship Requires Proper Conception of God
Making a physical image to worship is a wrong concept of God. God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. (John 4:24)
An idol distorts the reality of God. At best an idol can only show part of His character.
The Lord, who owns everything, is a jealous God. (Exodus 20:4-5)
A Good Relationship Requires Persuasive Communication of God
Idolatry has generational consequences. (Exodus 20:5)
A Good Relationship Requires Prayerful Contemplation of God
Why Should We Prayerfully Contemplate God?
- God desires our true worship. (John 4:23)
- God deserves our worship. (Revelation 5:12)
- God demands it. (Luke 4:8)