Billy Graham—We still worship ‘idols’ like money, power and possessions

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Q: My cousin took us to her church when we visited her a few weeks ago, and the preacher said something about people today being just as idolatrous as people in ancient times. What do you suppose he meant by that, since we don't worship idols like they did? -- Mrs. J.Y.

A: No, we may not bow down to idols made of stone or metal as people did in ancient times (and some people in the world still do). But does that mean we don't have our own "idols" today -- that is, things we serve just as zealously as they did? I'm afraid we do....

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