â€śYou shall have no other godsâ€ť â€“ Deuteronomy 5:7
â€śThe human heart is a perpetual factory of
idolsâ€¦everyone of us is, from his motherâ€™s womb,
expert in inventing idols.â€ťâ€”John Calvin
I. Are there other gods?
â€śIn what things you rely and on what things your
heart is fixed, that is beyond doubt, your
-Hab. 1:11 _________________ -Col 3:5
-Matt. 6:24 ________________ -1 Jn. 2:16
-Phil 3:19 _________________ -2 Tim. 3:2
II. What attracts us to other gods?
â€˘ ____________________ to the true God
â€˘ Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬Â¬____________________ to the true God
â€˘ ____________________ of the true God
III. Why does God forbid the worship of other gods?
â€˘ For _________ _______________
â€˘ For _________ ___________
IV. How do we keep the LORD as our only God?
â€˘ You must ____________ the one true and living
â€˘ Your love for other gods must be
________________ by a more ______________
â€śThe most effectual way of withdrawing the mind from
one object, is not by turning it away upon desolate
vacancy, but by presenting to its regards another
object still more alluring.â€ťâ€”Thomas Chalmers, The
Expulsive Power of a New Affection