Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Our Idols

(This is a list our pastor sent to our church)

~ Powlison’s questions regarding identifying our idols. The only way that Jesus will reign supreme in our hearts, and have the influence and glory He deserves, is to be about the grace of identifying and dethroning our idols.

Here are the questions:

1. What do I worry about most?

2. What, if I failed or lost it, would cause me to feel that I did not even want to live?

3. What do I use to comfort myself when things go bad or get difficult?

4. What do I do to cope? What are my release valves? What do I do to feel better?

5. What preoccupies me? What do I daydream about?

6. What makes me feel the most self-worth? Of what am I the proudest? For what do I want to be known?

7. What do I lead with in conversations?

8. Early on what do I want to make sure that people know about me?

9. What prayer, unanswered, would make me seriously think about turning away from God?

10. What do I really want and expect out of life? What would really make me happy?

11. What is my hope for the future?

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