And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four footed beasts…
I. AN IDOL IS A LIE.
1. As professing to be what it is not.
2. As deceiving him who trusts in it.
II. EVERYTHING OPPOSED TO GOD IS A LIE.
III. EVERYTHING IS A LIE which —
1. Disappoints man's hopes.
2. Fails to satisfy the cravings of his immortal soul.
IV. THAT LIFE IS A LIE which is not —
1. According to God's will.
2. Directed to His glory.
3. The realisation of His enjoyment.
(T. Robinson, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.