How do we separtate the gimmick from the genuine?It's not that God doesn't care -- he's just really busy. He certainly can't spare time to examine and approve every religious tribute, grotto, and sacred tourist attraction erected by humanity to honor His glory.In all seriousness, does this comply with God's admonition to tie them to your forhead, your wrist, and nail them to your doorposts [Deuteronomy 6:1-9]? Is this a witness or opportunism?
The Church of God of Prophecy knew this full well when they built Fields of the Wood in 1945. Its centerpiece is the World's Largest Ten Commandments, a 300-ft wide tableaux occupying a mountainside. Though it is tucked into the extreme and obscure western corner of North Carolina, the immense tablets are visible from orbit ... and heaven.
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