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How Do You Name God? (Ep. 19)

Names are very important because your experiences tend to define the names by which you might know a person or the way that you know God. Are your names accurate? In this episode and his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores your perspectives and your reality and how they can affect why you know God by the names that you do.


Previous Episodes

Cause and Effect (Ep. 18)

There is a foundational principle of the universe that we come in contact with daily and that is cause and effect. A cause is ultimately responsible for its effects. But people don’t like to accept responsibility for their actions and they frequently look for others to blame. And God deals with us in an entirely different way than the legal system of the world does. In this video and his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores case and effect and or personal responsibility.

The Generational Curse (Ep. 17)

Have you ever wondered why some undesirable behaviors get passed down through certain families? These can sometimes appear to be generational curses. God warns us of the pitfalls of sin, but does He do the cursing? In this video, and his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores sin, curses and how God deals with them.

The Blinders of Self Deception (Ep. 16)

Self-Deception is a process in which an individual rationalizes away a known truth and many things can influence the choice of the individual. Such is the situation that Adam found himself in the Garden with the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. In this video, Dr. Rich Masek explores the concept of self-deception that he discusses in his book, Ideolatry.

The Blame Game (Ep. 15)

God established the concepts of Personal Responsibility and Accountability when He gave Adam instructions about not eating of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. As soon as God questioned Eve about eating the fruit, the finger pointing began and it has been with us ever since. But who is actually responsible? In this video, Dr. Rich Masek explores the Blame Game from his book, Ideolatry. .

God's Recovery Plan (Ep. 14)

Once the Ultimate Con was firmly established, the next step was to seal the trap. A lie became the truth in the mind of Eve, the victim of the con. A lack of understanding allowed the enticement of the lie to take full force. But God still had other plans. In his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek discusses how God’s Character and Nature overcome this “Ultimate Con game” that was played on Adam and Eve.

The Trap Is Set (Ep. 13)

A person that is working an effective “con game” wins an individual’s trust by gaining their confidence. That trust is then deliberately betrayed by encouraging the “mark” to engage in some kind of action that they would not otherwise take. In this video, Dr. Rich Masek discusses a section of his book, Ideolatry that deals with how this “con game” was played on Adam and Eve.

The First Deception (Ep. 12)

Observations, Perspectives and Life Filters build our books of Truth. These personal Books of Truth are very important because they shape who we are, yet we still have Personal Responsibility and Accountability for actual truth. But there is a powerful tool that is designed to distort our view of truth. It is called Deception. In his book and this video, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores how the first Deception set the stage for the Ultimate Con.

Choices and Forgiveness (Ep. 11)

Humans possess the amazing gift of choice. But with that gift comes the responsibility of the consequences of that choice. How does God deal with us when we make the wrong choice? Explore Ideolatry and see the common thread of God’s love for humankind.

Relativity and Perspectives – The Problem with Observational Truth (Ep. 10)

Our views are hindered by factors that include our environment, education, observations, and preconceptions. All define our relative perspective and create our personal Ideolatry. God is not relative. He is absolute and without variation. He has a complete view of everything -- we do not. This video explores relativity and observational truth that may lead you to see things a little differently.

Faith - Science or GOD (Ep. 9)

Mankind and science do not want to deal with God because He defies explanation in human terms. Science defers the problem of God to philosophers and religious folk whom it actually seems to disdain. But God is the only constant and absolute in the universe. In his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores relativity and absolutes in a way that may give you a different perspective.

Deciding What Truth Is (Ep. 8)

Somewhere, someone is always trying to convince us of something. Rhetoric about Truth surrounds us in almost every aspect of life. Some seek to redefine Truth in a relative manner based on the situation. While this may seem appropriate to some, there is a higher order of Absolute Truth at work in the universe.

Religion vs. Christianity (Ep.7)

Somewhere, someone is always trying to convince us of something. Rhetoric about Truth surrounds us in almost every aspect of life. Some seek to redefine Truth in a relative manner based on the situation. While this may seem appropriate to some, there is a higher order of Absolute Truth at work in the universe.

It's the Law (Ep. 6)

The legal profession and the insurance industry have a lot of fine print, especially about the Acts of God. Combined with religious tradition, they can have a great influence on your view of God. But do they accurately portray the true Acts of God? Explore Ideolatry and you might see the Acts of God in a different light

Tuning In (Ep. 5)

What does today’s technology have in common with your relationship with God? Like you, each technology must be Tuned In to function correctly. Explore Ideolatry and you might get a better understanding as to how you can Tune In to God’s Truth.

Where is Truth, and Why? (Ep. 4)

Have you given much thought to Why you do what you do? Or why you think what you think? Or maybe Why you believe what you believe? Dr. Rich Masek explores these questions and more in his book, Ideolatry, God is Not Your Problem, The Character and Nature of God. In this video he touches on some specific Life Filters that influence your perception of Truth, the WHY's of your life and how you perceive God. How does your version of truth and your thoughts line up with God’s?

Life Filters (Ep. 3)

How do you decide what truth is and what influences your version of truth? Truth can be an elusive concept depending upon where you look to find it. Your understanding of truth comes from your Life Filters. Your Life Filters create your perspective that is based on your observations and experiences. Your perspective is your reality, but is your reality based upon real truth? Dr Rich Masek explores this concept in his book, Ideolatry, God is Not Your Problem, The Character and Nature of God.

The God Concept (Ep. 2)

The human spirit struggles with the human intellect to understand the many concepts of who or what God is. But the human spirit has a void in it, a "spiritual receptor site", that only the God of the Bible can adequately fill.

What is Ideolatry? (Ep. 1)

Ideolatry is an unusual word. At first glance, it looks like a misspelling, but the word carries some very deep and significant meaning. It is found at https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ideolatry. It is the title of Dr Rich Masek's book, Ideolatry - God is Not Your Problem - The Character and Nature of God,


Introduction to Ideolatry - Dr. Rich Masek (60 min)

God Is NOT Your Problem, The Character and Nature of God

Dr. Rich Masek's message was recorded at the Tree of Life Congregation in San Diego, CA.
Rich shares his journey and vision for his book with animations and illustrations to highlight some of the principles of Ideolatry which might skew your perspectives due to your life filters of observation and experience. Einstein's Theory of Relativity explains how we can see and understand the concept of Truth and unlock the Real Truth hidden in the mysteries of the Bible.

Is God testing you? .... Is God judging you? .... Does God allow bad things to happen? .... Is God an accomplice? .... How do I see God? .... Does God offer me hope?

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