Title: Idol Crushing
Series: Are We There Yet?
Author: Randy Tomko

What are the golden calves that are in your life?

What are the items that you turn to instead of God?

What is it that you put your faith in?

What is it that when the delay is happening, instead of waiting patiently, that you find yourself praising something else you have no business praising? Putting your trust in something that in no way deserves that trust? Focusing on something that should never have grabbed your attention?

21 Finally, he turned to Aaron and demanded, “What did these people do to you to make you bring such terrible sin upon them?”

22 “Don’t get so upset, my lord,” Aaron replied. “You yourself know how evil these people are. 23 They said to me, ‘Make us gods who will lead us. We don’t know what happened to this fellow Moses, who brought us here from the land of Egypt.’ 24 So I told them, ‘Whoever has gold jewelry, take it off.’ When they brought it to me, I simply threw it into the fire—and out came this calf!”

Exodus 32:21-24 (NLT)

21 Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.[a]

1 John 5:21 (NLT)