One of the major themes of the Bible is God’s admonition not to substitute false idols for the true and living God. Not only does idolatry include erecting fake, physical or mental idols, but it also includes false teachings about the true God. How do we stay loyal to the true God and who He truly is? How can we preserve ourselves by His power from the false notions implanted by Rome even into evangelical mindsets? Material on this page will expose Rome’s various ruses to compromise Bible believers and hold Catholics hostage to false gods.
By Richard Bennett and Abner Araujo Nowadays, on a popular level, the word “idol” means only an image of a false god, or a heathen deity. However, in Bible and theology dictionaries, the word “idol” means “the worship of Jehovah by means of images,”1 or “the worship of Jehovah under image or symbol.”2 “Idolatry, strictly Read More
By Richard Bennett and J. Virgil Dunbar There seldom had been a movie that had created such favorable publicity and anticipation in the Evangelical community than The Passion of Christ. A tidal wave of excitement swept the church and the movie world. On Catholic Ash Wednesday, 2004, the film appeared in theaters across America. Evangelical Read More
By Richard Bennett and Randall Paquette Praise for Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” resounded from pulpit to pew. It is evident that there are many Christians who, without reservation, are prepared to accept movies about “Christ,” even one in the Catholic tradition. The question, therefore, that must be asked is this: In the Read More
By J. Virgil Dunbar and Richard Bennett It seems as if most denominations use Warner Sallman’s “Head of Christ” painting, or images like it. These pictures obviously are acceptable images of “Christ” for modern Christians. But in the light of Scripture, can they really be excluded from falling under the Second Commandment? Pictures of “Christ” Are Idols, Read More