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In the Gates

The Second Commandment

2.3 Make no idols

God commands us to find Him and Him alone all-sufficient for our needs, and thus to focus all our worship and devotion on Him, and to give none to idols.

 

2.3 Make no idols

God commands us to find Him and Him alone all-sufficient for our needs, and thus to focus all our worship and devotion on Him, and to give none to idols.

Exodus 20.23

“You shall not make gods of silver to be with me, nor shall you make for yourselves gods of gold.”

 Exodus 34.17

“You shall not make for yourself any gods of cast metal.”

Leviticus 19.4

“Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves any gods of cast metal: I am the LORD your God.”

Leviticus 26.1

“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the LORD your God.”

This series of In the Gates provides the Scriptural support for the Ten Commandments and their supporting statutes, rules, and precepts. A complete version of this series is available as The Law of God.

T.M. Moore

T. M. Moore is principal of The Fellowship of Ailbe, a spiritual fellowship in the Celtic Christian tradition. He and his wife, Susie, make their home in the Champlain Valley of Vermont.
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