"idolatry" Tagged Sermons

Acts 19:21-41

After two quiet years of ministry in Ephesus, finally a disturbance occurs around Paul. We’ve seen this before: as Christ transforms a culture by the gospel, the “locals” get angry when it begins to impact their ability for profit. In this case the idol makers are losing business when people stop buying their silver shrines…

Acts 17:16-34

Entering the last half of Acts chapter 17, Paul arrives in Athens, a city of great importance to Greek culture, architecture, learning, and religion. It is here that Paul goes to the marketplace and sees all the idols the Athenians worship and is urged within himself to share the gospel message to this heathen people.…

Acts 14:8-28

Moving on in Acts 14 through Paul’s first missionary journey, they have arrived at the city of Lystra. After teaching there, Paul is led to heal a lame man, which leads the people of the city to think that Paul and Barnabas are gods worthy of worship! After convincing the locals not to worship them…