As believers, we need to realize that we can have only one master. Matthew 6:24 NLT — No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money. When it says “hate,” it means to have an enemy you can’t get along with.
You cannot serve two masters: it’s impossible. Sin is a master that leads to death; God is a Master who leads to life. Every choice we make today is predicting, shaping, molding our future. So, we get to choose whom we are going to serve. We can serve money and sin, or serve God and purpose to be a doer of His word. The choice is there for the making.
Idolatry is anything we put before God. For some, it’s relationships. They mean more to us than God does. We ignore God’s word in order to preserve a relationship. If we will choose God as our Master, the end result will be freedom from addictions, freedom from self or selfishness.
Either God is Lord of all, or not Lord at all. It’s an all-or-nothing proposition with Him. But it’s our choice whom we will serve. As you go about your week, begin to think and process: Who is my master? What do I think about the most, spend a lot of money on? Am I serving some sort of addiction, or am I serving self?
It’s your choice, but you can have only one master — only one. Choose wisely.
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 6:58 AM CDT
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