Christian Dating and Idol Worship: Making an Idol Out of Your Relationships

Christian Dating and Idol Worship: Making an Idol Out of Your Relationships

Christian dating and idol worship. I know what some of you are thinking: What in the world does my dating life have to do with idol worship?  Maybe nothing. But maybe everything.

Idol Worship Definition

An idol can be can be ANYTHING  in your life that you put before God. That includes your dating life with your boyfriend or girlfriend. It’s something that takes the glory that God alone deserves, including your time, attention, and money, and transfers it to the object of your affection. 

Christian Dating and Idol Worship

I ask  again. Does your Christian dating relationship amount to idol worship? Are you a Christian dater who has turned your relationship into an idol?

The Bible says: You must not have any other god  before my face. You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image of anything in the heavens or on the earth or in the sea. 5 You must not bow down to them or worship them, for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God who will not tolerate your affection for any other gods.  Exodus 20:4,5a

Idol Worship Test for Christian Singles

Besides listening to the below podcast on Idol worship, here are three questions to consideras you ponder whether or not you are idolizing your Christian dating relationship.

Where do you run for comfort?
What do you fear losing the most?
What do you make the biggest sacrifices for?

Christian Singles Podcasts

Christian Dating Sites

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