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Counterfeit Gods -
Defeating the Idols that Battle for Our Hearts

1 - "Idolatry is The Issue"

1 John 5:21; Exodus 20:1-6 - In this introduction to the series, we discuss what idolatry is and how it is still a problem in our modern times.

2 -"He Is Jealous for Me"

Joshua 24:14-20, Exodus 20:4-5, Exodus 34:12-14 - Why is God jealous for us and how is that a good thing?

3 - "The god of Food"

John 6:26-35 - In this sermon, we discuss the way that food can become an idol for us as we allow food to do for us what only God should do.

4 - "The god of Sex"

Titus 2:11-14, Romans 1:22-27, Genesis 19, Genesis 39, 2 Samuel 11, 2 Samuel 13 - In this sermon, we discuss the fact that sex is good, but when sex is used outside of God's intended ways, the god of sex twists it into something destructive.

5 - "The god of Entertainment"

Ephesians 5:15-16, Ecclesiastes 12:13, 1 Timothy 6:17 - In this sermon, we try to examine the way the god of entertainment tries to pull us away from God the Father.

6 - "The god of Success"

Ephesians 2:8-10, Luke 18, 2 Kings 5 - The god of success does not offer lasting meaning and purpose, but when we give our lives to God and are saved by grace, we have peace as we look forward to hearing Jesus' words, "Well done, my good and faithful servant."

7 - "The god of Money"

Luke 12, Luke 19 - In this sermon, we look at two people in the Bible who were serving the god of money, and are challenged with how to put money in its proper place.

8 - "The god of Romance"

Genesis 29 - In this sermon, we explore how the god of Romance encourages us to put a special love relationship on the throne of our life that only belongs to God.

9 - "The god of Family"

Matthew 10:37-39, Genesis 22, Luke 14:15-16, 2 Chronicles 15, 1 Samuel 2 - In this sermon, we explore how family can become an idol and how we can keep this from happening.

10 - "The god of Me"

Jeremiah 2:9, Jeremiah 2:11-13, John 4, Genesis 32, Ezekiel 28:1-10 - After discussing the god of me, this sermon explores how two biblical people finally found in God what they had previously been looking for in the wrong places.