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Counterfeit gods : when the empty promises of love, money and power let you down / by Timothy Keller.

By: Keller, Timothy, 1950- [author.].
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2010Copyright date: ©2009Description: xxiv, 210 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780340995082 (paperback).Subject(s): Idolatry | Idols and images -- Worship | Avarice -- Biblical teaching
Contents:
All you've ever wanted -- Love is not all you need -- Money changes everything -- The seduction of success -- The power and the glory -- The hidden idols in our lives -- The end of counterfeit gods -- Epilogue: Finding and replacing your idols.
Summary: Two thousand years ago, the most developed nations in the world worshipped idols - gods of wood and stone. Today we may laugh at their ignorance, but the modern manifestations of idolatry are no less foolish and just as harmful to our wellbeing. Timothy Keller looks at the issue of idolatry throughout the Bible, from the worship of actual idols in the Old Testament to the love of money by the rich young ruler in Jesus' parable. Using these classic stories, Keller cuts through our dependence on the glittering false gods of money, sex and power to uncover the path towards trust in the real ultimate - God.--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references, pages 206-208 .

All you've ever wanted -- Love is not all you need -- Money changes everything -- The seduction of success -- The power and the glory -- The hidden idols in our lives -- The end of counterfeit gods -- Epilogue: Finding and replacing your idols.

Two thousand years ago, the most developed nations in the world worshipped idols - gods of wood and stone. Today we may laugh at their ignorance, but the modern manifestations of idolatry are no less foolish and just as harmful to our wellbeing. Timothy Keller looks at the issue of idolatry throughout the Bible, from the worship of actual idols in the Old Testament to the love of money by the rich young ruler in Jesus' parable. Using these classic stories, Keller cuts through our dependence on the glittering false gods of money, sex and power to uncover the path towards trust in the real ultimate - God.--Back cover.

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