Great Quote

“A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is at the same time beautiful and scary. Beautiful in the sense that worship of God brings us closer to Him and helps us become more Christ-like in our daily lives. On the other hand, all those things that I don’t want to worship (but do anyway) like money, possessions, status, etc. are making me less and less Christ-like. Something to keep in mind…

About Matthew Starner

Matthew Starner is pastor of Journey of Faith Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where they help people take their next step on their journey with Jesus.

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