Put To Death by Renee Fisher

Put To Death
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Renee Fisher

Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.

— Colossians 3:5

We are to put to death whatever belongs to our earthly nature. Why? Sin leads to idolatry.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines idolatry as “the worship of a physical object as a god;attachment or devotion to something.”11 The first commandment clearly states we shall have no other gods before Jesus.

I once heard sin explained as a process of baby steps. My former pastor said we don’t begin with sin — lust, anger, sex, or drugs — till we break down crying. No! But somehow every one of us ends up there. And guess what? A few Sundays later, my pastor was forced to leave the church because he had been unfaithful to his wife — nu- merous times.

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