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’s Protection

The blood was on David’s Hands, not Jerusalem’s. In 1 Chronicles 21:14-15, David observed what he considered to be a destroying angel of the Lord. Thi...
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Does the Big Bang Contradict Biblical Creation?

The creation of theories based on observation is the foundation of science. Let’s talk about the Big Bang . How can we actually know what happened wit...
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Remembrance Encouraged

God created laws in great detail to address every situation. God said He would eliminate transgressions of Israel and forget their sins in Isaiah 43:2...
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TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES

How do we know whether or not God is the punisher or the forgiver? A superficial understanding of the account of Abraham, his nephew Lot, and the citi...
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The Power of Words

Job was not a sinless man.  Job was not privy to the conversation between God and Satan. There was no rule of law that was established since God’s Law...
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God and Religion

The definition of religion is man-centered. Everyone serves a god directly or indirectly. However, there is no absolute consensus among religions abou...
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When Did God Change His Mind?

A discussion about God in the New & Old Testament After discussing the premise and content of my book and reading an early draft copy, a friend po...
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Reason, Remembrance, Restoration

  He has a purpose and a plan for everything.   The God of the Bible has a Reason for what He does. He Remembers what He said, and His goal is the Res...
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The American Idol

Objects of worship have become less obvious and more insidious. The path to destruction in the generational curse occurred with the rejection of God a...
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The Will to Choose Rightly

If everyone was doing it, it must be okay! God has been very careful and precise in explaining choices, providing numerous examples in His Word for ou...
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The Responsibility of Judgment

Man judges the physical realm according to appearance, not truth. Jesus authorized Peter and the disciples to exercise judgment and sentence over sin ...
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The Destruction of Sin

  God finds ways to save the righteous. Sin is the destroyer, not God. God sought out a way to legally save and deliver the righteous from destruction...
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A Voice From The Sky

Abram acted in faith in response to the voice of God. The events that shaped Abram’s life both during his youth and as an adult in the city of Haran p...
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True Colors

Jesus’ life was being offered to save , not to condemn. God showed His true character and nature in John 3:16 when Jesus explained His role. Jesus sai...
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Deception & Self-Deception

Personal experience may deceive us into believing that God is responsible for injustice. Deception takes many forms in the human experience and self-d...
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The Law Of Intended Consequence

  God’s Word Cannot Be Changed  The physical example of King Darius, being bound by his decree in the Book of Daniel, gives us a way to understand how...
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The Renewed Mind

A renewed mind is essential for understanding the real truth of God. A renewing of the mind is essential to fully understand the answer to the questio...
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A “Knowledge” Problem

David Blames God For His Error  The record of Uzzah provides us with another account of something evil that is attributed to the anger and the hand of...
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Response To A Reader's Question

The Choices We Make Recently, a reader posed the following important question: "Dr. Masek: I am seeking a better understanding of your remark: "We all...
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Reading and Thinking

Catherine, Thanks for staying connected and continuing to read. I enjoy hearing from you!
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Faith In The Midst Of The Fire

God honored Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego’s commitment to Him Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego reveal the great power that faith in God expresses o...
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