Do you worship idols? Are you sure?

A great reminder. Everyone should read this teaching.

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Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. (1 John 5:21)

Scripture is very clear that we are to flee from idols.  That we are not to worship them above God.  With the exception of some far-flung people groups, we normally do not see idol worship in the forms that we may envision.  It is rare indeed to see someone these days worshiping a golden calf.  However, it does still exist in our culture and in our daily way of life.  Many will say…”I don’t worship objects of stone and gold”.  That may be true.  The reality is that idols take on many different forms.

Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, and greed, which is idolatry. (Colossians 3:5).

Idolatry is anything you place above your love and worship of God.  Anything that you use to fill that hole in your heart that can…

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