Isaiah 42:8 I am the LORD: that is my name: And my glory will I not give to another, Neither my praise to graven images.
God has never wanted any images to be associated with Him or His name. He is God. He is the Creator. That is who He is. He can’t be contained in something like stone, wood, or metal. He wants nothing but Himself to get His glory. He will not share any glory with an image.
Can we grasp that? He wants to be the One that is real to you not an image of Him. He wants to be the One you love not an icon. He wants to be the center of your worship. Will you turn to Him and leave all other forms of worship. Will you choose Him for a copy of what some think He may be like. That is what He asks you to do.
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