Unprofitable Servant wrote:Methinks some protest too much that the cross is a pagan symbol. If that were true this article would be meaningless because there would be no protest against it
Being therefore a graven image it is forbidden by God.
"Exod 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness OF ANYTHING that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:"
This does not mean carry a lump of wood or gold or silver or ....."Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me."
I thought the Reformation had sorted out all the idolatry folks use.