David Clarkson, in Soul Idolatry Excludes Men Out of Heaven, does this very thing pinpointing thirteen kinds of “soul idolatry,” showing that “soul idolatry” is just. Soul Idolatry ~ David Clarkson. (“Soul Idolatry” David Clarkson, ) “You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom. David Clarkson Richard Baxter commended David Clarkson for “solid judgment, healing moderate principles, Soul Idolatry Excludes Men out of Heaven.

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Soul Idolatry Excludes Men out of Heaven

What we most esteem—we make our god. To desire anything more, or as much, as the enjoyment of God—is to idolize it, savid prostrate the heart to it, and worship it as God alone should be worshiped. He counts this a full recompense for all his tears, prayers, inquiries, waitings, endeavors.

All other things are to be loved in Him and for Him. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. That which we make our hope we worship as God.

Beware of Ambition by Chuck Smith. Idolatry is to give that honor and worship to ‘the creature’, which is due to the Creator alone. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. And when our time and endeavors are laid out for the world and our lusts, we serve them as the Lord ought to be served—and so make them our gods.

To have an high opinion—of ourselves—of our abilities and accomplishments—of our relations and enjoyments—of our riches and honors—or those that are rich and honorable—or anything of like nature, when we have low opinions of God, is to advance these things into the place of God—to make them idols and give them that honor and worship which is due only to the divine Majesty.

See all 3 reviews. Now, when we make other things our chief aim or main design, we set them up in the stead of God and make them idols. Cynthia Calabrese marked it as to-read Dec 28, For confidence and dependence is an act of worship, which the Lord calls for as due only to Himself.


No man can serve two masters.

David Clarkson Quotes (Author of Soul Idolatry Excludes Men Out of Heaven)

For transcendent delight is an act of worship due to God alone. The Lord forbids it Clarksno. Soul idolatry will exclude men out of heaven as well as open idolatry. And this we have only in and from Christ. That which we most love—we worship as our God.

I am convinced the present day church is a deception from the true Gospel. That this may be more evident—that covetousness, immorality, and other lusts are idolatry—let us consider what it is and the several kinds of it.

For fear is an act idolary worship. Jeaniamae Moore is currently reading it Feb 02, If you hold other things in higher esteem than the true God, you are idolaters Job Openoutward idolatry, when men, out of a religious respect, bow to or prostrate themselves before anything besides God. A covetous man is an idolater.

When our care and industry is more for other things, than for God—this is idolatrous.

There are two idolarry of idolatry: For to be most intended is an act of worship due only to the true God. That which we most fear, we worship as our God. Customers who bought this item also bought. Here’s an example of his section on mortifying the flesh where you can see where he does not introduce a false dichotomy between striving with all our effort for holiness while depending solely on Christ for our salvation and sanctification.

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Not only the covetous, but the immoral, are idolaters. Other things may be loved—but He will be loved above all other things. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. No trivia or quizzes yet. He married Miss Holcroft in Return to Book Page.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Other things may be minded; but if they be more minded than God, it is idolatry—the worship of God is given to the creature. Resolvedness for God, above all things, is an act of worship which He demands as due to Himself alone. Therefore, it is idolatrous to be more zealous for our own things—than for the things of God—to be eager in our own cause; and careless in the cause of God—to be more vehement for our own pleasure, interests, advantages; than for the truths, ways, honor of God—to be fervent in following our own business, promoting our designs; but lukewarm and indifferent in the service of God—to count it intolerable for ourselves to be reproached, slandered, reviled; but manifest no indignation when God is dishonored, His name, Sabbaths, worship, profaned; His truths, ways, people, reviled—this is idolatrous.

Refresh and try again. We Become What We Worship: Yote added it Apr 16, He who serves his lusts is as incapable of entering heaven, as he who worships idols of wood or stone! Those who make their own righteousness the foundation of their hope—they exalt it into the place of Christ and honor it as God.

We cannot serve God and mammon—God and our lusts also—because this service of ourselves and of the world, takes up that care, that industry, those endeavors, which the Lord must have of necessity, if we will serve Him as God. Aki Tolentino marked it as to-read Jul 28, Open, external idolatry–when men, out of a religious respect, bow to, or prostrate themselves before anything besides the true God.