Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and build up and glorify the King of heaven because all his works are truth, and his ways judgment: and he is able to humble those that walk with arrogance.
And he blessed him and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of the heavens and of the earth;
The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, but the earth he has given to the sons of Adam.
Then the cardinals of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god and to rejoice, for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hands.
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
and have cast their gods into the fire, for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone; therefore they have destroyed them.
They lavish gold out of the bag and weigh silver in the balance and hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god; they fall down and worship.
Of what profit is the graven image that its maker has sculpted; the molten image, that teaches lies, so that in making dumb images the maker trusts in his work?
1 Corinthians 8:4
As concerning, therefore, the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul.
In his hand is the soul of every living thing and the spirit of all flesh of man.
If he were to set his heart upon man and gather unto himself his spirit and his breath,
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their spirit, they cease to exist and return to their dust.
His spirit shall go forth, he shall return to his earth; in that very day all his thoughts shall perish.
Thus saith God the LORD, the Creator of the heavens and he that stretches them out; he that spreads forth the earth and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it and spirit to those that walk therein:
neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life and breath and all things
Does he not see my ways and count all my steps?
Thou hast girded my walk and my rest, and hast prepared all my ways.
Man's steps are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?
O LORD, I know that man is not the lord of his own way: it is not in man that walks to order his steps.
Neither is there any created thing that is not manifested in his presence, but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him of whom we speak.
because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.