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.

For Such A Time As This

What Is God Way Of Doing Things? The book of Esther is frequently used to teach the strength of character of a Godly, virtuous and determined woman. A...
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The King's Court

Mike, Thanks for the comment and insight. I wrote more extensively about this in Ideolatry, Chapter 18. The Sceptre that you no... Read More
Thursday, 15 August 2019 11:42
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Ushering In God’s Plan

Abraham's Part In God's Plan Abraham is a multifaceted character study because of the many spiritual truths he lived and represented. One of the most ...
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Abraham's Faith

Mike, Thanks for your comment and insight. Abraham's action set a precedent in the earth realm that allowed God to legally send J... Read More
Saturday, 10 August 2019 05:23
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Truth Revisited

Truth Revisited Throughout time, there has been a quest for Truth. Many have gathered in philosophical debate about the origin and nature of Truth. Th...
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Truth

Michael, Thanks for the comment and the analogies. Truth is Truth and it is absolute. Everything else is a perspective based on ... Read More
Thursday, 01 August 2019 09:07
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Get Yourself Out Of The Way

Get Yourself Out Of The Way Get yourself out of the way and let yourself go beyond your own Ideolatry .  Open yourself up to the possibility that the ...
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Using Our Words Of Faith

Using Our Words Of Faith We read a New Testament description of God speaking things into existence in Romans 4:17. Romans 4:17 (NIV) As it is written:...
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Cause & Effect

Cause & Effect Our legal system puts laws in place to rule the conduct of people in our communities and country. Each law carries with it a conseq...
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It's A Matter Of Faith

The Big Bang In the USA, the 4 th of July is the commemoration of the beginning or our nation of America. It marks the beginning of a new nation and a...
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God and Religion

God and Religion Everyone serves a god directly or indirectly. However, there is no absolute consensus among religions about what the definition of go...
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Shaping Our “Life Filters”

Shaping Our “Life Filters” The following tables list some common human attributes and attitudes. These are characteristics that might be found in a fa...
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Can Someone Be A Christian If...?

Can Someone Be A Christian If...  ?   Recently a reader posed this question:  “I know this question may have a complex answer, but can a person be a p...
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Truthfully spoken

Truthfully Spoken, Thank you for your comment. I do all of my study and initial writing from the KJV as I also believe it to be m... Read More
Friday, 14 June 2019 10:46
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The Negotiation

Striking A Bargain One of the most interesting exchanges between God and a man is chronicled in the Bible when Abraham learned that the inhabitants of...
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What Is Your Connection?

Is God Your “The Higher Power?” Acceptance of whether or not God exists is a matter of faith regardless of the individual’s choice. Everyone that has ...
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Why I Wrote Ideolatry

  The book, Ideolatry , was a labor of love for more than a decade. I was first moved to begin the project in 1998. It was at this time that I laid ou...
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Judgment vs. Sentence

Is It Condemnation or Determination? Someone must bring about an accusation to produce a situation in which a judgment must take place. No one brings ...
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Did The Jews Kill Jesus?

Response To A Reader's Comment  A reader posted a comment to one of my blog entries, Unwavering Integrity - The Unchangeable Law . She ...
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Agreed! And, in addition...

Jim, Thank you for your comment. You have brought up a broader point that really brings this discussion home to our lives today, ... Read More
Thursday, 09 May 2019 06:50
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We are all guilty...

David, Thanks for your observation. None should be singled out for guilt as we all share that responsibility. Who's to say which ... Read More
Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:44
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Unwavering Integrity - The Unchangeable Law

God Is Sovereign - But What Does That Mean? Everything in the Bible points in one direction, toward a successful life that establishes a relationship ...
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The Unchangeable Law

Judy, Thanks for the comment. I suspect that in the atmosphere of today where the principles of God's Word are openly and active... Read More
Friday, 03 May 2019 08:44
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God’s Commitment

Upholding The Covenant The responsibilities of the parties to a solemn, blood covenant agreement go on endlessly or in perpetuity . However, humans ha...
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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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