By Faith and Not by Images

A.W. Pink, Gleanings From Exodus (http://www.pbministries.org/books/pi…faith_06.htm):

“Two is the number of witness, and in this second commandment man is forbidden to attempt any visible representation of Deity, whether furnished by the skill of the artist or the sculptor. The first commandment points out the one only object of worship; the second tells us how He is to be worshipped-in spirit and in truth, by faith and not by images which appeal to the senses. The design of this commandment is to draw us away from carnal conceptions of God, and to prevent His worship being profaned by superstitious rites.”

Source: http://www.puritanboard.com/showthread.php/81581-Reformed-Baptists-Against-Making-Images-of-the-Lord, Comment #1

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