Idolatry of Good

If you are worried about being ‘good’ today – stop it.

Not because it is bad to be good, but because the pursuit of good is distracting at best and idolatrous at worst.

Only God is good.

When we focus on good we can too easily end up with “an obsession with personal purity and morality that has no regard for the difficulties or suffering of others” as Ken Wytsma so elegantly puts it.

In other words, we won’t get our hands dirty serving others, if we are obsessed with good and purity and morality.

Let your God be your goodness, you get on with service to others.

Published by

Cyndy Lavoie

Founding and Executive Director at Capturing Courage International Ministries.

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