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Minimalism or Frugality Can Be Idols, Too

I have had times when I idolized things, luxury, and comfort. I wanted a really beautiful home where everything was perfect and looked like it came out of HGTV. And I have also been tempted to idolize minimalism/frugality in recent years. It’s funny how easily we can make almost anything more important than it should […]

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"I Was SURE I Would Never Make My Husband into an Idol!"

  A reminder – please always check anything anyone (including myself) says against Scripture and remember that ultimately we must each seek to do what we believe God desires us to do and we are each responsible for our own decisions.   From a dear sister in Christ whose marriage is facing many extreme difficulties […]

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The Idol of Happiness

We tend to think that “idolatry” means someone bowing down to a statue and praying to it in a shrine. It’s really easy to dismiss that practice as not even remotely a temptation to us today in our culture and to discount everything the Bible says about idolatry as being irrelevant to us. Big mistake! […]

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Allowing Good Things to Become Bad Idols…

From my wonderful friend and sister in Christ, Kayla: I’ve heard it said before that even good things can become bad things. For example – saying yes to too many fund-raising committees can spread you too thin to care for your own family. And – surprising your spouse with a really incredible present when there […]

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A Wife Sees Some of Her Idols – People Pleasing and Beauty

An email from a wife.  Thank you for sharing!!!!!! I LOVE what God is doing in your heart! ******************** I watched two of your videos on Youtube  (channel “April Cassidy”) The Gift of Modesty The Sin of People Pleasing Where do I start????? PEOPLE PLEASING I definitely identify with thinking it’s up to me make others […]

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How to Make Your Husband an Idol

Idolatry is not something we think much about in our modern day, Western culture.  I grew up in church, reading the Bible, knowing how offensive idolatry was to God – feeling super smug and secure because I didn’t commit sins like THAT!  What could possibly be tempting about bowing down to a statue and serving […]

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“My Secret Idol”

  Today’s guest post is by Robyn.  Check out her blog at www.upwithmarriage.wordpress.com First I’d like to say thank you to April for the opportunity to share on this subject of how we make idols in our lives; even the good things. It was a good and righteous prayer; an honest prayer.  “God please save […]

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