The word Strange was first employed in Gen.35:2 with Jacob stating to his family "Put away the Strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments". The word Strange in this Scriptures[Strong's] = foreign, alien, vanities. In Lev. 10:1 = to become estranged, to be alienated: read the results for yourself.
In Deut. "They provoked Him to jealousy, with Strange gods". Remember the Garden has two Trees? One was not to be touched or become intimate with. Our Lord covers idolatry in Exodus 20:1-7. "Mark anyone who says, or implies that this is not a reality today. His children hear, and obey!
1Peter 4:4 "They think it Strange that you run Not with them..." This Strange = surprised or astonished by the strangeness and novelty of a thing: be shocked. This statement by Apostle Peter applied when it was said, as well as during this season. What Apostle Peter describes in the Scripture, is out of control people: identifying themselves as Followers.
We must be able to discern the times and our feelings. The Gospel Armor is relevant during these times. Our feeling say that it is getting a little warm - which is perfectly o. k.. The fiery furnace has been cranked up.
The objective: 1Peter 4:12 "Think it not Strange concerning the fiery-trail..." This Strange = another, not of the same nature, form, class, kind. We can acknowledge, but have no respect for Strange gods, period. It is different observing Rev.13 unfold all around us: we were designed to "Endure unto the end".