Colossians 3: 5 defines what idolatry is.
“Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry” (Colossians 3: 5)
From this scripture, we can see that covetousness is idolatry. The scripture does not say that it is like idolatry but it is idolatry.
So what is covetousness?
The English dictionary says that it is “A strong desire to have something especially something that belongs to someone else.
We have victory through our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 15; 57).
As Christians we have to learn to walk through the trials of life with the Lord; knowing that through Him we always have victory.
When we pray ; we believe that we receive and we have what we desire of the Lord ( Mark 11; 24).
There are times that the Lord might instruct us to do certain things; it all depends on what the issue is.
Many times we get ourselves into trouble because we focus on people instead on focusing on the Lord.
Yes we must honour our leaders, esteem them highly for the work they do, but we are not to glory in them, or exalt them beyond measure.
Let’s have a look at some scriptures:
Heavens agenda in any situation is several steps up higher than what we are thinking. Kevin Zadai.