3 Ways God Deals With Men Who Make Idols
|Written by Patrick Morley|
|Monday, March 29 2004 10:35|
Idols make promises they cannot keep, which is why you can be on a winning streak and still feel empty. An idol is anything of which we say, "I must have this to be happy." An idol could be a thing, a relationship, a position, a goal, or even our own righteousness.
All idolatry is rooted in unbelief. This unbelief can take many forms, but at its root is the powerful idea, "Jesus Christ alone is not enough to make me happy. I need something else."
Men make idols + God hates idols = We've got a problem. God becomes insanely jealous when we make idols. Here are 3 ways God will "deal" with us when we make an idol. He will..
Think of a few of your men who are struggling. How can this model help you understand what God may be doing in their lives?
For the glory of Christ and no other reason,