Idle or Idol?

When Moses went up on Mount Sinai to talk to God, the Bible says, “He was there forty days and forty nights.” As they waited for him to return, the Israelites became impatient.  They decided to create gods that “could go before” them.   They consolidated their resources to create a golden calf to worship.  They were impatient and confused in their worship.  Impatience is something we all face, but most of us probably wouldn’t classify ourselves as idol worshippers, right?  Today’s false gods are more difficult to recognize than in those days because they typically don’t involve religion.  Some of our most popular gods today are possessions, other people, status, and self.  We were created to worship God, and when we’re not worshipping Him, we are worshipping something.  Whatever consumes us is what we worship.  Consider what you might need to eliminate to make God the center of your life and object of your true worship.

Read:  Exodus24:15-18, 31:18, 32:1-7; Romans 12:1-3; Philippians 3:3

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