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Idolatry: Cause of Spiritual Stress


Beach_Shore_line_Mactan_CebuIs there a modern-day idolatry within Christianity that causes spiritual stress?

Idol is operationally defined in the scripture as something which is made by human hands. The mere act of making it, although the maker may deny the act of worshiping on his part because his intention is money being attached to it, is already an act of phrasing someone to the exclusion of God, by the one who caused it to be made, except if the intention is to make the image as a toilet bowl, where everybody can pee.

8I alone am the Lord your God. No other god may share my glory, I will not let idols share my phrase. (Isaiah 42:8, TEV) (more…)

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