In both old and new testament times, people have crafted or purchased figurines, also known as household gods, and prayed to them for good health, fortune, and/or fertility. Anything that is cherished above the love of the One true God is idolatry. Therefore, household gods are idols.
The Bible prohibits worshiping idols because there is only One God who answers prayers, and idols are false gods.
During Lent, we take a hard look at our thoughts and actions because we want no idols creeping into our lives, stealing away the love and thanksgiving we have for our LORD God…
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