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Now if only Jesus/Isa had strictly warned and forbid worship of his Image, THEN we'd have what i'd consider a damn near perfect religon.
But of course the Catholic Church..and now really most all churchs either worship the image of the Crucifix, or the image of Jesus dead or dying on the Crucifix. Most prayers are directed toward Jesus.
This is idolatry, blatantly, and no one cares.
After they die, during Judgement, they will have to answer to God as to why they directed more prayers to a dead prophet than their God, and why they idolized his image in their temples.
If he were alive today, he would completely disagree with the worship as it is today.
As St. John of Damascus points out,
these commands show that the injunction against idol-worship by means precluded the use of material images,
not as idols,
but as aids to Divine worship: "Just as words edify the ear, so also the image stimulates the eye.
What the book is to the literate, the image is to the illiterate.
Just as my words speak to the ear,
so the image speaks to the sight; it brings us understanding.
For this reason God ordered the ark to be constructed of wood which would not decay, and to be gilded outsided and in,
and for the tablets to be place inside,
with Aaron's staff and the golden urn containing the manna,
in order to provide a remembrance of the past,
and an image of the future.
Who can say that these were not images, heralds sounding from afar off?
They were not placed inside the meeting-tent,
but were brought forth in the sight of all the people,
who gazed upon them and used them to offer praise and worship to God. Obviously they were not adored for their own sake,
but through them the people were led to remember the wonders of old and to worship God, the Worker of wonders.
They were images serving as memorials; they were not divine,
but led to the remembrance of Divine power."