The changing face of idolatry

Week beginning: 7th May, 2023 | By Caroline Eade | Cambridge

"They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead - Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath."

1 Thessalonians 1:9b-10, NIVUK

In some Bible reading plans this passage falls on the same day as 1 Kings 18, Elijah's dramatic confrontation with the prophets of Baal. Both passages draw our attention to the theme of idolatry. The idols that the Thessalonians had turned from were

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