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.

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
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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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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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