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Exodus 20:3

No Other gods

OUTLINE:
Hear …
I. God’s Good Law
A. Moral Commands
B. In Light of Grace
c. Summarized as Love
II. Worship Him Alone
A. One Living God
B. And the Death of gods
III. Through His Only Son
A. One Way to the Father
B. A Delightful Journey
… and believe.

Heidelberg Catechism
Lord’s Day 34

92. Q. What is the law of the LORD?
A. God spoke all these words, saying: I am the LORD your God, who
brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
See Exodus 20 or Deuteronomy 5
93. Q. How are these commandments divided?
A. Into two parts. The first teaches us how to live in relation to God;
the second, what duties we owe our neighbor.
94. Q. What does the LORD require in the first commandment?
A. That for the sake of my very salvation I avoid and flee all idolatry,
witchcraft, superstition, and prayer to saints or to other creatures.
Further, that I rightly come to know the only true God. trust in Him
alone, submit to Him with all humility [and patience, expect all good
from Him only, and love, fear, and honor Him with all my heart. In short,
that I forsake all creatures rather than do the least thing against His
will.
95. Q. What is idolatry?
A. Idolatry is having or inventing something in which to put our trust
instead of, or in addition to, the only true God who has revealed
Himself in His Word.