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September 27, 2020

Illustrated Bible Life

Images of Christ in Christian History

Throughout Christian history, most Christians have understood the prohibition against idolatry in Exodus (20:4-6) to be against the worship of idols. However, some Christians have taken the view of Judaism, and understood it to completely forbid all pictures, statues, and similar objects in the worship of God. What was the intent of this commandment? This week's article takes a look at how Christians through history have answered this question.

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