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Pantheon

5/4/08 updated 5/11/09

The lineup of gods a group of people worship.

Also, a temple in Rome devoted to all the gods.

See the Answers.com article: Pantheon - scroll down and note the photos

"Other gods" - 1 Kings 9:6-9

gods of the land - household gods - demons
luck - fate - karma - sorcery - priests - clergy - ritual - mystical techniques

Worshipping created things rather than the Creator (see Romans 1:25}

Why should we know something about these things? Because God's people are still being drawn away from Jesus by these very things in various disguises!

Greek Pantheon

Apollo · Artemis · Athena · Ares · Aphrodite · Demeter · Dionysus · Hera · Hestia · Hermes · Hephaestus · Poseidon · Zeus

Roman Pantheon

Jupiter · Mars · Quirinus · Saturn · Venus · Janus · Vesta · Lares · Pales · Ceres · Pomona · Consus

Norse Pantheon

Óðinn · Baldr · Vör · Bragi · Dagr · Freyja · Hel · Jörð · Njörðr · Rynkar · Skuld · Thor · Urd · Váli

Roman Catholic Pantheon

Saints: Mary · Francis · Christopher · Stanislaw · Elmos · Theresa · Thomas Aquinas · Many Many Others

The people are taught to show devotion to these entities and to pray to them and to believe they will receive blessing and miracles from them.

American Pantheon

Founding Fathers: Washington · Jefferson · Franklin · Hancock · Revere · Adams · Henry · Paine · other Canonized: Lincoln

Consider the monuments, temples really, built to some of these men. Consider the styles of these structures and compare them to the monuments to the above pantheons.
Consider the worship of George Washington on the inside of the Capitol Dome: The Apotheosis of Washington

 


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