II Kings 18:4, King Hezekiah removed the high places and broke down the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah poles (idol altars). He also broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and it was called Nehushtan.
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The number of people in Texas hospitalized with COVID-19 has declined more than 28 percent in the past month, according to the Texas Department of Health Services. As of Feb. 7, Texas hospitals were treating 9,957 COVID-19 patients, down from nearly 14,000 a month ago. The number of new cases in the past week was 123,239 — a 22 percent drop from the record high of 158,922 the week of Jan. 10, according to the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University.
Freshman Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Green is in a spot of trouble because of things she tweeted before she was elected to office. The Democrats say she spouted conspiracy theories and made antisemitic remarks. Ms. Green doesn't dispute that. In fact she denounces her own words and chalks up her statements to a misunderstanding based on misinformation during a process of intellectual growth. Democrat representatives don't buy the explanation and bumped her off all her committee assignments.
Idolatry begins when people reject what they know about God. Instead of looking to Him as Creator and Sustainer of life, they see themselves as the center of life. Idolators have their own “gods” that are convenient projections of their own selfish plans and desires. Many years ago, these gods may have been wood, metal, stone or any material, made in some far away land, but in America today, these false gods can be money, position, prestige, pleasures, or even comfort. Normal needs and necessities that become obsessions and distractions from God.