In the traditional religions of ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Africa, Asia, the Americas and elsewhere, the reverence of an image or statue has been a common practice, and cult images have carried different meanings and significance.
10:8 and 16-17 Daniel further recorded the sickening effect these revelations had upon him, “I had no strength left, my face turned deathly pale and I was helpless . Our Elohim was verily fulfilling His promise of Eze. Secondly, a thorough study of the New Testament, together with a knowledge of how the Pharisees had brought in added burdens in Sabbath-observance, will clarify any argument. These traditional laws are still upheld by the Jews today and are commonly known to them as the “oral law”. When it eventually became available to them, because of the Reformation and the invention of the printing press, the supreme authority of the Scriptures was contested.
he said he “fainted and was sick for days.” In Dan. The Spirit was truly declaring to us our transgression and our sin (Micah 3:8). When the time of His trial had come, they were no longer attempting to raise this accusation against Him, which had been proven false by Him. The Scriptures enforce the religious observance of Saturday, a day which we never sanctify.” During the many centuries of the Dark Middle Ages the ordinary people had no access to the Scriptures.
Some think the sign of the cross to be effective in warding off evil spirits and for generally protecting believers from harm. After all, Jesus was crucified on a cross, was He not?
Have not Christians used the sign of the cross throughout all ages to show to the world their belief in the Savior of mankind?
Catholics and Protestants wear crosses on necklaces, bracelets, rings, pendants, keychains and items of clothing.
People in some churches "cross" themselves by touching the forehead, breast, and then each shoulder to form a symbolic cross in carrying out certain religious rituals or in blessing themselves or others.
Alternatively, the topic of idolatry has been a source of disagreements between many religions, or within denominations of various religions, with the presumption that icons of one's own religious practices have meaningful symbolism, while another person's different religious practices do not.
The word eidololatria thus means "worship of idols", which in Latin appears first as idololatria, then in Vulgar Latin as idolatria, therefrom it appears in 12th century Old French as idolatrie, which for the first time in mid 13th century English appears as "idolatry".
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