Weekends are for Worship: Fictitious Worship

Creating God in our own image is a danger for all who worship Him. Calvin comments,

Those, therefore, who set up a fictitious worship, merely worship and adore their own delirious fancies; indeed, they would never dare so to trifle with God, had they not previously fashioned him after their own childish conceits.

John Calvin


3 thoughts on “Weekends are for Worship: Fictitious Worship

    • Bob, that’s an interesting question. There certainly are times where an individual’s understanding of God is incomplete or inaccurate and through the course of their experience it is advanced (Job, Habakkuk and others). I would question whether the principle of inspiration would allow however, for a revelation of God that is contaminated by human influence or imagination.

      • I too believe that all scripture is inspired but I do not interpret that to mean that every time an OT leader does something evil in the name of God that he was inspired by God to do it. For example, my thinking is that the killing of infants is not ever inspired by God even if a person believes that it is.

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