Alexander Nowell on images and idolatry

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... Ma. What is then the meaning of this Commandment?

Sch. In this second Commandment, God first forbiddeth us to make any Images to express or counterfeit him, or to seek him or to worship him in Images.  And secondly, he chargeth us, not to worship the Images themselves or to abuse them in any wise by Idolatry or Superstition:  but that we worship God alone in spirit and truth and as himself hath commanded us in his Word, to worship him, and not otherwise, after our own fantasies. ...

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