“Thou shalt have no other gods before Me” is one of the Ten Commandments found in the Hebrew Bible at Exodus 20:2 and Deuteronomy 5:6. It is the central tenet of the Abrahamic religions and prohibits the religion’s followers from worshipping gods other than the Lord.
- 1 Who are the false gods in the Bible?
- 2 What does the Bible say about other idols?
- 3 Is there more than 1 God?
- 4 Does Christianity accept other religions?
- 5 Who is the real God?
- 6 What religion believes in God’s wife?
- 7 Is it a sin to worship other gods?
- 8 What does the Bible say about putting things before God?
- 9 Is the cross an idol?
- 10 How many gods do we have?
- 11 How many gods are worshiped today?
- 12 Who is the strongest God?
- 13 What is the oldest religion?
- 14 Where in the Bible does it say to respect other religions?
- 15 What Jesus said about other religions?
Who are the false gods in the Bible?
They included Re, creator sun god; Isis, goddess of magic; Osiris, lord of the afterlife; Thoth, god of wisdom and the moon; and Horus, god of the sun. Oddly, the Hebrews were not tempted by these gods during their 400+ years of captivity in Egypt.
What does the Bible say about other idols?
You shall have no other gods before me. This is expressed in the Bible in Exodus 20:3, Matthew 4:10, Luke 4:8 and elsewhere, e.g.: Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the Lord your God.
Is there more than 1 God?
There is one God in three Persons: God the Father, God the Son (Jesus) and God the Holy Spirit. All three are separate, distinct and possessing specific roles while at the same time one God. This moves the sacrifice of Jesus away from a criminal dying on a cross to God sacrificing himself for humanity.
Does Christianity accept other religions?
The conversion of adherents of other religions is widely accepted within Christianity. Many Christian organizations believe that they have a duty to make converts among every people.
Who is the real God?
In Christianity, the doctrine of the Trinity describes God as one God in three divine Persons (each of the three Persons is God himself). The Most Holy Trinity comprises God the Father, God the Son ( Jesus ), and God the Holy Spirit.
What religion believes in God’s wife?
A programme on BBC2 has made news for presenting scholar Francesca Stavrakopoulou’s theory that “God had a wife”. The reactions from the religious and academic world were varied, but for Mormons, it can best be summed up as, “Yeah.
Is it a sin to worship other gods?
“Thou shalt have no other gods before Me” is one of the Ten Commandments found in the Hebrew Bible at Exodus 20:2 and Deuteronomy 5:6. The sin of worshipping another god is called idolatry. Historically, the punishment for idolatry was often death.
What does the Bible say about putting things before God?
1 Corinthians 15:27 KJV. For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.
Is the cross an idol?
The short answer: No. It is not idolatry for a Christian or any person to wear a cross, as long as they are not using it as an object of worship.
How many gods do we have?
Throughout recorded history, we can count between 8,000 and 12,000 gods who have been worshiped. But we can only count about 9 different types of gods (based on theological characteristics) who were worshiped. Each modern god also corresponds to one of these types, and 5 of them are of the Hindu type.
How many gods are worshiped today?
Anthropologists estimate that at least 18,000 different gods, goddesses, and various animals or objects have been worshipped by humans since our species first appeared. Today, it is estimated that more than 80 percent of the global population considers themselves religious or spiritual in some form.
Who is the strongest God?
Zeus would help the other gods, goddesses, and mortals if they needed help, but would also invoke his wrath upon them if he felt they weren’t worthy of his help. This made Zeus the strongest Greek god in Greek mythology.
What is the oldest religion?
The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म, lit.
Where in the Bible does it say to respect other religions?
1 Peter 3:8: “Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous.” Ephesians 4:32: “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” James 5:11: “Behold, we count them happy which endure.
What Jesus said about other religions?
Jesus didn’t try to convince people to believe anything new, change any behavior, or join his group. He simply loved them, praised the good in them, and only answered the questions they were actually asking.