When we think about our idols, it’s easier to focus on material things than it is to focus on people. When we consider whether certain people in our lives, certain relationships, might have become idols for us, it can almost feel like we’re being disloyal to them or irresponsible.
We’re designed by God to love, after all. We’re called to love the people around us—our spouses, our children, our parents, our friends. How can that love ever be wrong?
Well, it can. And to see how, let’s look at how Jesus loved his closest friends. . . For it’s when we get things out of order that our love goes wrong.
Listen to “Relationships & Hearing the Voice of God.”