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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
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Kirk's attitude regarding false idols is that mankind has no need for gods, "because the one we have is quite adequate.
It was a memorable occasion for Charles, a player who was talked of in reverential tones at a time when today's false idols were yet to register as twinkles in a milkman's eye.
I thought God and his kingdom of love and reconciliation came before country and the false idols of militarism.
She has been betrayed not only by the evil of white people and the world they rule, but also by the pride of her own people, who turn their backs and worship false idols.
To leave Egypt is to cast off physical restraints and materialistic shackles for the sole purpose of achieving spiritual freedom and true growth; it is to escape the clutches of false idols in order to grow toward heaven; it is to move beyond past disappointments and failures, and to start planting again.
Even the tribes of Israel, warned by the prophets not to worship false idols, were allowed the Ark of the Covenant, on which God sat invisibly enthroned between two carved cherubim.
Ben Lyons, aged 15, also saw both sides of the argument, and said: "It will bring different cultures together but other religions say you can't have false idols.
This emotion is well recognised in the Bible, often being attributed to God as his response to the worship of false idols by the Hebrews.
We easily become enchanted with worshipping false idols, we think there might be a better option out there, we're just "gonna look around a bit.
The process of liberation is not an easy one, especially for those of us accustomed to false idols for our comfort and security.
While biblical tub-thumpers attacked "another abuse of religious objects", football fundamentalists warned of false idols.