Ideolatry Blog

Do you believe in God, but don’t like Religion? In this weekly IDEOLATRY Blog, the author, Dr. Rich Masek discusses what we believe about God and why we believe it. Ideolatry dives deep to discover the Real Truth of God's Character and Nature.

Jacob Cursed By God?

Does God Curse and Then Forgive? An example of restoration is found in Isaiah 43:22-28, where God says, “ I am he that blotteth out thy transgressions...
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The Redeemer

Job Declared Him Job sensed that awareness of his trials and tribulations (at the hand of Satan) would be of benefit to future generations. He wa...
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Been There, Done That - Just For Fun...

And, I’ve Got The T-Shirt To Prove It! Be Sure To Check Out The Video and Links At The End... Sometimes we work to make things happen in our lives. We...
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Setting Limits

The Destruction Of Sin Sin is the destroyer, not God. God seeks out ways to legally save and deliver the righteous from destruction. Destruction came,...
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Lean On Me

The Protections of Covenant God knew that humans were unable to always keep their end of the covenant agreement, so He put in protections and safeguar...
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Truth

The Origins of Truth  If we accept that the counsel of God’s Word, the Bible, is correct and that religions are man-made, we will find great insight t...
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Religion

Pursuing A "Higher Power" Many people have perplexing questions about a “higher power” and its complicity in the events and circumstances that are obs...
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Just One Of Those Days…

Just One Of Those Days… The last two blog posts have dealt with the subject of Job and the challenges that he faced in his life. I thought that it mig...
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Observations vs. Truth

Job was a righteous man. The Biblical account points out that Job was a righteous man, perfect and upright, fearing God and rejecting evil. The first ...
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Is It Jealousy?

God used Job as an example of a good and faithful man when Satan came before Him. Satan used this information to taunt God as Job’s protector. Even de...
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The Spiritual Covenant

Agreement Requires Two In the book of Genesis, God reveals that He actually struck a blood covenant with man, but man broke it. Genesis 2:7 states, “A...
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Human Ideolatry vs God's Truth

  Human Ideolatry vs God's Truth   A reader sent me a response to a recent Blog post . Here is what he wrote: This is a wonderful story. That said, th...
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Have You Made The Right Decision?

Have You Made The Right Decision? Have you ever found yourself wondering if you made the right decision? Or questioning whether you are doing what you...
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God Is Good

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Great Book!

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Punished into Worship?

Understanding The Word A key factor in understanding the truth of God’s written Word, the Bible, is the perspective of the original writer or conveyor...
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The god of This World

Calamity Comes Job, his family or their servants had no revelation regarding the conversation that God had with Satan in the first two chapters of the...
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Faith vs. Fear

What Is The Motivation? It is important to understand why the numbering or census of Israel in 1 Chronicles and 2 Samuel was a trespass or sin before ...
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Reflections on Christmas

Reflections on Christmas This is a wonderful season.  It’s Christmas morning, 2018 in San Diego. In my world, it’s usually in the 60°s F, with the occ...
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Faith To The Extreme

Just imagine the scene. Isaac had carried the wood and knew that his father had a knife to slay a sacrificial animal. They probably built the altar to...
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Battling “Idol” Influences

Abraham began life as Abram, one of three sons of Terah  Abram’s brother Haran had a son named Lot, the nephew of Abram. Abram was 20 generations and ...
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The Power of God’s Covenant

  The Blood Covenant The power of covenant only rests in the commitment of the parties involved. That is why a blood covenant is struck. Sharing or co...
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