Why do people worship false gods?
One Jehovah's Witness' View:Because Satan (the father of lies) directs them to! Read about it in the bible or talk to Jehovah's Witnesses.
What gives you the right to claim their gods as false? To them, your religion is faulty... It is simply how they were raised.
What is true for you is not true for everyone else in the world. Nobody can really know with certainty which gods are false. Everyone should think for themselves not be propagandized. They should also respect the rights of others to believe as they wish.
In some monotheistic religious denominations, the deities of
pagan religions -- as well as other competing entities or objects
to which particular importance is attributed -- are often called
false gods. Conversely, polytheistic pagans may regard the
gods of various monotheistic religions as "false gods" because they
do not believe that any real deity possesses the properties
ascribed by monotheists to their sole deity. Atheists, who do not
believe in any deities, do not usually use the term "false god"
even though that would encompass all deities from the atheist
Followers of each of the religions described above worship their God or gods because they really believe the God or gods exist. No other reason is required.
To the one who asked an important question Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) did not agree with worship of false Gods. In the history of pre Islamic Arabia when Muhammed had not received the revelation from God he was categorised as a HANIF (Hanif was the name given to those people who believed in one God. After the revelations from God came,God completely forbade worship of false Gods under all circumstances (and orship of…
The term "false gods" implies that there are "true gods" as an option. There is however no test or noninvolved third party to decide which type the particular god being worshipped is.As a consequence all gods may be false or non-existent, true or existent or there might be some in each camp. Nobody knows.
(Exodus 20:1-3) "20 And God proceeded to speak all these words, saying: 2 "I am Jehovah your God, who have brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slaves. 3 You must not have any other gods against my face." baal worship went against what God wanted from his people, so worship of any false gods was a Sin .
Even after the public worship of pagan gods was banned in 391 CE, many people of the Roman Empire continued to worship them in private. In fact, the worship of pagan gods continued for at least another 200 years. People were willing to risk persecution and death to worship the gods they believed in, so they had more than just superficial appeal. To those who rejected Christianity and continued to worship the ancient gods, they…
The ancient Greeks worshiped their gods for the same reason that any spiritual-religious people engage in worship: they believed that their gods were real, that those gods desired worship and reverence, and that those gods would reward those who worshiped them. While the Greek notion of "god" and "gods" changed significantly over the centuries, the fundamental reason for worshipping them did not.