GERMANY: Six Modern Idols in the Land of the Reformation

Source: International Mission Board, October 9, 2017

Idol worship is alive and well in Germany, the land of the Reformation, as well as in cities across Western Europe. Often idol worship isn’t as obvious as it would be in a Buddhist temple in Thailand or Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, but it’s no less enslaving.

The apostle Paul described those who worship idols as having “exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and [having] worshiped and served something created instead of the Creator, who is praised forever” (Romans 1:25).

Take a walk through Frankfurt, Germany, and discover some of the idols tempting people here.

» Read full story. Unfortunately, you might recognized some of these idols. They are worshipped in many other contexts as well.

» You might appreciate the new documentary, A Return to Grace: Luther’s Life and Legacy. Or read how Africa’s “reverse missionaries” are bringing Christianity back to the United Kingdom (Quartz Africa).

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