God's people have always guarded themselves against idolatry - until today. Modern Christians sense no danger since we don't pray kneeling before statues. But our mental laziness has allowed idols to infiltrate our faith and worship. It's time to bring back iconoclasm.
We're familiar with the legend of Santa Claus. Some Christians dislike him, saying he distracts us from the true meaning of Christmas. But getting to know the real St Nick actually makes the holiday more meaningful!
Yesterday we remembered those who serve our country. Let us also remember those who serve our Kingdom. William Tyndale gave his life translating the Bible into English. We owe him more than we can imagine!
The Reformation began on Oct 31, 1517. But 150 years before, John Wycliffe was already expressing the convictions that drove the Reformation. Let us be inspired this Halloween by the faith of a man who was long ahead of his time!
We worship Jesus comfortably in America. But that doesn't mean our faith is always strong. The world strangles it and tries to choke the life out of it! We need fresh inspiration from a "cloud of witnesses" to help us stay faithful.