Is Your God Living or Lifeless?

Turn away from these worthless things
and turn to the living God.
          —Acts 14:15

Paul urged his Lystra listeners to turn from idolatrous worship and turn to the living God, who “made heaven and earth and sea and everything in them” (Acts 14:15).

Here is the psalmist’s description of lifeless idols: “They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see; they have ears, but cannot hear, noses, but they cannot smell; they have hands, but cannot feel, feet, but they cannot walk” (Ps 115:3–7).

Isaiah poked a stick in the spokes of those who set their human-made god on a pedestal: “And there it stands. From that spot it cannot move. Though one cries out to it, it does not answer” (Is 46:3–7).

Your life is committed to the living God or consumed by a lifeless god. Does it speak? Does it see? Does it hear? Does it answer?

The living God and lifeless gods campaign for
your commitment. You have the only vote.

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