Crush Your Idols



The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.

-Romans 1:18-20

We all have the knowledge of God, but we suppress it.

We all have the knowledge of good and evil but often rationalize our behavior.

They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised.

-Romans 1:25

Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts...

-Romans 1:24


We are tempted by the idols of created things, we must fight against it!

The God that far too many Christians believe in is the God who keeps us in control of our lives while we center our lives, give our functional trust to something else.

The more dependency you place on God, the more He becomes your ultimate pursuit, the more He reveals Himself to you.

What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.

-Philippians 3:8


For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.

-Romans 1:21-23

Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

-Romans 1:26-27

God does not want to give you the desires of your heart. He wants to give you the desires of His heart.

Rather than seek, worship, pursue, love, express gratitude toward God, we employ God to help us get our real idols—the things we want most.


Don’t waste your sorrows.


When the gods wanna punish us, they answer our prayers.

-Oscar Wilde

Make good use of your sorrows.

Promiscuity is not good for the mind, body or soul. It places you at higher risk for sexually transmitted diseases like HIV/AIDS and other threatening conditions like prostate cancer, cervical cancer and oral cancer. It is one example of high risk behaviors comparable to heavy drinking, gambling, and other thrill seeking behaviors. People who participate in sexual promiscuity often feel that by doing so they can avoid dealing with other challenging emotional issues. Unfortunately, this type of behavior leads to problems with self-concept, ineffective relationships, and even depression.

-Dr. Deirdre Lee Fitzgerald, Eastern Connecticut State University

Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be added to you.

-Matthew 6:33


Learn to do what the angels do. Endless praise.


The only way to get your heart to worship the right thing is to endlessly worship God.

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you, when they spoke of the things that have now been told you by those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Even angels long to look into these things.

-I Peter 1:10-12





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