The Bondage of Busyness {Stronghold ~ Part 3}

Brandi Rennemeyer

I am guilty of idolatry. I have put doing in front of being and called it humbleness or faith. I do all of the faith duties: praying for others, Bible study homework, helping my friends and neighbors. I do go to church. I do housework and homework with my kids. I read them cute Bible stories at night. I do wife-hood and parenthood. I do.

All of these things are good and right… but they are out of order.

Beth Kinder writes in Chapter 5 of Stronghold:

“If we serve people out of obligation, if we say yes to an opportunity, hoping to impress a pastor or leader, or if we put ourselves out there hoping to be seen by others, it’s like the Levites who ministered to the temple, but their hearts were given to idols. Ministering and serving with any motive other than to love God is serving…

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