Gods at War by Kyle Idleman ~ review

Gods at War: Defeating the Idols That Battle for Your Heart

My Review:

Kyle Idleman, the author of not a fan, delivers another terrific read about finding and kicking out the idols in our everyday life, from money and success, to things, relationships, and self.

We live in a society that worships. Just because we don't build giant gold statues and dance around them, doesn't mean that we aren't following after other idols in our lives.

When we look back on the Old Testament, what was the number one thing that God was constantly calling the Israelites out on? Idolatry. Idolatry that separated them from God and his wonderful promises for them. Now we may look back on them and think that they were silly, but are we really that different? We obsess about our looks, and what others think about us. We need to have the latest ipod, ipad, and iphones. We chase money, and fame. In other words, worshipping it.

Mr. Idleman does an excellent job of showing the seriousness of the sin of idolatry, and how it is often overlooked in our society.

This is a well written book that is definitely worth the read.

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  1. Great review Faye! This sounds really interesting. Something I've been thinking a lot about lately. I'll have to check it out.

    1. Thanks, Cathy. Definitely a great concise read on the topic, with great points :)


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