1. Exposition

What was one reason why Israel was not allowed to make any idols?

Exodus 20:4 (ESV)

4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved 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.

They had just left Egypt, a country full of idols and gods. They needed to worship God without an idol, because he is the invisible God.