Personal from Herbert W Armstrong - United States senator preached a sermon in a Methodist pulpit in Los Angeles a few years ago. Of all things, imagine a well-known senator saying that patriotism is a false god to many people. And he is right. Love of country can transcend the love of God," he said, "and we must, in time of stress; avoid making patriotism a religion." He said a number of other things I could have said, myself. Among the idols professing Christians worship, he cited prosperity, science, patriotism, peace and some people actually make an idol of the Bible, strange as that may sound. Some, he said, worship the Bible for itself - NOT as containing TRUTHS necessary for salvation - and, I add, as a GUIDE to a WAY OF LIFE.
Please click the above PDF icon(s) to view or download the full Magazine Article in PDF format.