Tagged: devotion

Do we follow Man or do we follow God?

Artist’s view of a sacrifice to Moloch in Bible Pictures with brief descriptions by Charles Foster, 1897. Original caption: “This is an idol named Molech. A great many people used to pray to this idol. It had the head of a calf, and was made of brass, and it was hollow inside. There was a place in the side to make a fire in it. When it got very hot the wicked people used to put their little children in its arms. The little children were burned to death there. This man in the picture is just going to put a little child in the idol’s arms. Other men are blowing on trumpets and beating on drums, and making a great noise, so that no one can hear the poor little child cry.”

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Total Eclipse of the Sun – United States of America! Just what does it mean?

Diagram showing the Earth-sun-moon geometry of a total solar eclipse.

Diagram showing the Earth-sun-moon geometry of a total solar eclipse. Not to scale: If drawn to scale, the Moon would be 30 Earth diameters away. The sun would be 400 times that distance. (NASA)

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