What is the definition of idolatry?
Idolatry means serving or worshipping other idols or gods besides The Father and The Lord Jesus Christ, in whom the fullness of the Godhead dwells bodily. Idolatry is a sin.
Scriptures that Define Idolatry
- 1 Corinthians 10:7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written: “The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.”
- 1 Corinthians 10:14 Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry.
- Isaiah 45:20 “Gather together and come; assemble, you fugitives from the nations. Ignorant are those who carry about idols of wood, who pray to gods that cannot save.
- Jonah 2:8 “Those who cling to worthless idols turn away from God’s love for them.
- Judges 10:14 Go and cry out to the gods you have chosen. Let them save you when you are in trouble!”
- Leviticus 19:4 “ ‘Do not turn to idols or make metal gods for yourselves. I am the LORD your God.
- 1 John 5:21 Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.
- Colossians 3:5 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.