I will thank the Lord at all times. My mouth will always praise him. Psalm 34:1 (God’s Word Translation)
You do it all the time.
All day. Every day.
When you wake up…you worship.
When you drive your car…you worship.
When you eat…you worship.
When you work…you worship.
When you spend time with friends…you worship.
When you go to sleep at night…you worship.
You are wired for worship.
So what, exactly, is it that you worship?
What is it that holds your attention?
What is it that holds your affections?
What is is that holds your adoration?
This is what you worship.
What is it that most controls you?
What is it that most concerns you?
What is it that most consumes you?
Is it your job?
Is it your kids?
Is it your dream?
Is it your money?
Is it your spouse?
Is it your abilities?
Is it your opportunities?
Is it your responsibilities?
Though these things are all “good” things, a very important principle must be understood:
“Good” things become “bad” things when they become “god” things.
And the truth is,
“Good” things were never meant to become “bad” things.
“Good” things were never intended to become “god” things.
“Good” things were never designed to become the objects of your worship.
You were created to only worship The Giver of these “good” things.
To worship anyone or anything else is…