Lystra: Cult of Personality

Acts 14:8-23

One of the most glaring critiques of modern Christianity is its incessant need to idealize and follow particular voices, to the point of crippling the message Jesus set out to proclaim. 

Yet, this isn't left to Christians alone. 

The world has always gravitated towards men and women, sun and moon, rain and harvest, psychology and religion to gives us answers to the questions asked at different points in history...and to make these things worthless gods. 

To this point, Paul and Barnabas have something to say as they interact with the people of Lystra.