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TITLE: Other Gods
: Philippians 3:17-19
: You must decide who your god is going to be.
: Which?
WORD: Choices
: Same


1.        Many decisions are made in life - by 21 we make 3 "biggies"

  1. Marriage companion

  2. Occupation

  3. Religion

                2. Joshua stressed: (Joshua 24:14-16

  1. Consider your options.

  2. YOU decide for yourself.

  3. I have already decided.

                3. Read Psalm 115:1-8

 God is just an Idea of the mind  (Concept)

                A. God = all that is good, beneficial to mankind

                B. This view of God:

  1. Rejects the existence of the God of the Bible

  2. God is "whatever" you want him to be

  3. Bible is not inspired of God

  4. All rules are subjective, not right or wrong

Man himself is God.  (Humanism)

  1. Humanist manifesto, (#1, 1933, #2, 1975)

  2. Humanism says man has "outgrown his need for God."

  3. Rejects: God, Bible, Salvation, Heaven, and Resurrection

  4. Holds to: Evolution, Situation Ethics

Nature is God                (Pantheism)

  1. Don't need church, singing, communion, etc.

  2. Just walk in the woods, birds, lake, and fish

  3. Does not deal with origin of man, destiny of man

"Almighty Dollar"   (Materialism, Things)

  1. Matthew 6:19-24

  2. I Timothy 6:9-10

  3. Colossians 3:1-2

Appetites, Desires, Lusts of the Flesh

  1. Philippians 3:19 "whose god is their belly"

  2. Romans 16:18 Not serve Jesus, but own belly

Recreation, Entertainment, TV                          (Pleasure)

  1. Galatians 5:17 Not do the things that you would

  2. Teenage pregnancies, abortions, sexual transmitted disease

  3. Set our standards by what is seen on TV, movies

False Religions

  1. John 14:6 I am the way, the truth, the life;

  2. Matthew 7:13-14 narrow and broad way


  1. Now is the moment of decision

  2. Who will you serve?  Who is going to be your god?


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