Fashioning God According to Your Own Understanding

J. Douma, The Ten Commandments: Manual for the Christian Life:

Gelehrter in Bibliothek 18 Jh“If you are interested in the relevance of the second commandment, you must not restrict it to the idol images mentioned in the commandment, but ask whether, apart from materials like wood, stone, or paint, you construct wrong mental images of God. For then you are doing exactly what the image-making craftsmen were doing in the Old Testament world: fashioning God according to your own understanding.”

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