ECWA FOOD FOR THE DAY - Saturday 2nd July, 2022

TOPIC: DON'T ASSOCIATE WITH IDOLATRY

TEXT: 1 CORINTHIANS 10 : 14 - 22


Paul continued his admonition on how to run the race by instructing the Corinthian believers to steer clear of idolatry. Due to the background they were coming from before embracing the gospel of salvation in Christ, the new believers must flee, that is, run away from every appearance of idolatry.


Read vs.14-18 and not reject the example of the communion of the body of Christ. So, believers must not be found in any assembly where fellowship with demons or strange gods takes place. What fellowship have believers in Christ with cultic practices or anything similar?


Paul says, "When anyone eats a meal in a building where there is an idol, he has fellowship with the demons of that place." As believers, we owe loyalty to the Lord and to one another because we drink from His cup at the communion table.


Secret society members are loyal to one another because at initiation, they drink the same drink or take part in the same ceremony or sacrifice. "Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy?

(vs. 22). God's punishment awaits those associating with idolatry in any form, therefore flee from it!


QUESTION

Who are your associates and what consequences might this union bri