So they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with him?”
What’s shocking in the coming Tribulation period is the readiness people will have to worship Satan and his cohorts. Even more shocking is that many good Christians today are bowing their knees to the enemy unawares!
Beloved, it would be dishonest of us to deny this trend even now as we speak. After all, don’t we today hero worship our music idols, sports idols, movie stars and fashion divas? In fact the term diva comes from the Latin for goddess! All these are telltale signs of our tendency towards idolatry and satanic worship!
Similarly, many serve the god of money (mammon) instead of the living God (Mat 6:24). How do you know when Money has become your god? You do when money becomes your master rather than your servant.
When you cannot give or pay your tithe, money has become your god. When your whole life revolves around making, keeping and spending money, filthy lucre has become your idol. When possessions matter more to you than people, you’re into idolatry.
Beloved, let us tenaciously refuse to serve other gods today, as the first commandment avers (Ex 20:3). Let the Holy Spirit help us to make our calling and election sure while the days of grace are still lasting (2 Pet 1:10)!