American Idols

Idolatry is not just doing bad things; it’s not committing crimes. Idolatry is making good things the ultimate; it is elevating good above its proper place; it is prizing anything above who God is or what God wants for you. Christians don’t usually forsake their God to accept other gods, they just use One to get more from the other. For example, we might pray to Almighty God to supply more of what we really crave – even though it might be spiritually unhealthy.