The popular mantra that Christianity "is not a religion, but a relationship" is illogical, unhistorical, dangerous, and foolish. Christianity is definitely a religion—the one true religion.
The days in which we are living are marked by the spirit of compromise. On every side we behold unholy mixtures, ungodly alliances, unequal yokes.
We may boldly say that that man does not love the Lord Jesus Christ who does not love the entire Lord's day.
Are you prepared to part with your friends, to leave all your temporal possessions…to enter the world of spirits, the eternal world, to have the stamp of eternity placed upon your characters?
To use a likeness of Christ as an aid to worship is forbidden by the second commandment as much in His case as in that of the Father and Holy Spirit.