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Mobile Ed: PD102 Idolatry and the Power of the Cross (2 hour course)

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What is idolatry, and how do we identify it? Elyse Fitzpatrick—biblical counselor and author of over 15 books—demonstrates how idolatry can destroy ministries and teaches key steps for leaders to identify idolatry before it takes root. Focusing on God’s commands against idolatry in the Old and New Testaments, she illustrates how the worship of idols manifested in the lives of biblical characters. Fitzpatrick also covers how idolatry affects men and women in their unique callings and how Christ empowers us to overcome.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Describe the Bible’s prohibition of idolatry
  • Identify biblical characters whose lives exhibit idolatry
  • Articulate ways in which idolatry affects men and women
  • Explain how the gospel defeats idols
  • Discuss what Christians can do to overcome idols

Course Outline

Unit 1: You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me

  • Idolatry in the Old Testament
  • Finding a List of All the Idols in the Bible with a Custom Topic Guide
  • Idolatry in the New Testament: Hebrews and John
  • Idolatry in the New Testament: Paul and Jesus
  • Idolatry and the Westminster Confession of Faith
  • How to Use Prayer Lists to Help Your Spiritual Growth

Unit 2: All People Are Tempted to Idolatry

  • Functional Idolatry
  • Finding Citations of the Heidelberg Catechism with the Cited By Tool
  • Women and Idolatry
  • Women in the Bible and Idolatry
  • Using the Bible Facts Tool to Discover More about Rachel’s Life
  • Women in the Bible and Idolatry, Part 2
  • Men and Idolatry
  • Everyday Examples of Idolatry in Our Callings
  • Quiz Unit 1–2

Unit 3: The Gospel Call: Redeemed

  • What to Do with Idols
  • What Is Your Mind Set On?
  • Finding the Greek behind James 4:1 with a Reverse Interlinear
  • Jesus Fulfills Our Desires
  • See What He Has Already Done!
  • See What He Has Already Done! (Part 2)
  • Prayer for Help
  • Quiz - Unit 3
  • Final Exam

Product Details

  • Title: PD102 Idolatry and the Power of the Cross
  • Instructor: Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 2
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About Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick has been counseling women since 1989. She is a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counseling, a retreat and conference speaker, and is the head of Women Helping Women Ministries. Fitzpatrick has a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEEF in San Diego and an MA in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary.

She is the author of more than 15 books, including Love to Eat, Hate to Eat. Fitzpatrick has developed an extensive curriculum in biblical counseling and has trained students in both North and South America.

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Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment.

This course was produced with screencast videos. These videos provide tutorials showing you how to use Logos Bible Software in ways that are tied directly into the content of the course. We are now producing Activities resources as a replacement for screencast videos. We plan on updating this course to include this additional Activities resource in the future for no extra charge.



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