Zechariah 10:2 2 For the teraphim (household idols) have spoken vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility) and the diviners have seen a lie and the dreamers have told false dreams; they comfort in vain. Therefore the people go their way like sheep; they are afflicted and hurt because there is no shepherd. We often create idols … Continue reading Where do you put your trust? Money? Power? Fame? Success? These won’t give you happiness or security, so put your trust in God.
Habakkuk 2:20 20 But the Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth hush and keep silence before Him. Idols have no life, no personhood, no power; they are empty chunks of wood or stone. Temples built to idols are equally empty; no one lives there. But the Lord is in his temple. … Continue reading God is in control and knows what He is doing. Want to learn more, read His Word.
Habakkuk 3:18 18 What profit is the graven image when its maker has formed it? It is only a molten image and a teacher of lies. For the maker trusts in his own creations [as his gods] when he makes dumb idols. Idolatry may seem like a sin that modern people need not fear. But … Continue reading What do you trust more? What you made with your hands or God?
Habakkuk 2:3 3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait [earnestly] for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day. Evil and injustice seem to have the upper hand … Continue reading Vision: Wait for it, wait for it. It will surely come. Be patient.
Amos 5:12 12 For I know how manifold are your transgressions and how mighty are your sins--you who afflict the [uncompromisingly] righteous, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the [court of the city] gate from their right. Why does God put so much emphasis on the way we treat the … Continue reading Look at your heart. Consider your character. DO, not out of what you will get or gain, but out of what you give expecting nothing in return.