Idols

Why People Starve in India (illustration)

In 1999 Thelma and I took a group of young people on a three week missionary journey to India. One of the shocking things about the trip was to see so many people starving. India really does not have a hunger problem because of a lack of food. The Hindu religion teaches reincarna …

John Thomas a Missionary in India Exposed The Idol (illustration)

It is said that the Rev. John Thomas, a missionary in India, was one day traveling through the country when he saw a group of people waiting to enter an idol temple. As soon as the doors were opened and they started inside he walked to the front and stood in front of the idol. He …

Moody - America is Full of False Gods (illustration)

You don’t have to go to heathen lands today to find false gods. America is full of them. Whatever you love more than God is your idol. (D.L. Moody - in Who said that? By George Sweeting, p. 270). …

Beecher - Those That Came to Worship Stay (illustration)

Henry Ward Beecher was one of the great  preachers of the 19th Century. He was ill one Sunday, so a substitute pastor walked up to the pulpit as the worship service began. Seeing that Dr. Beecher would not be speaking that day, a number of people got up and headed for the do …