Spiritual Adultery Essay

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Spiritual Adultery; Attractive Bait in the Church!
Spiritual adultery occurs when a Christian falls in love with things of the world. I remembered when I was in a courtship with my wife; we deliberated on how to sustain a lifetime partnership.
One day, I solemnly made a vow to her that I won’t cheat her, and I would be faithful to her in all circumstances of life. She repeated the vow, but I interrupted her with a mind filled with jealous and I said: “Uh! I will use a machete to cut off the head of any man I caught with an attempt to take you away from me.”
I was too jealous and determined to protect her from any man that might want to win her heart...
I studied the Bible today and discovered that my love story is similar to God’s attitude
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Statue or Pictures in the church (Statue of Mary or ‘picture of Jesus’ is an idol)
5. Undue respect and unwarranted worship of men (Pope and Pastors are called Fathers/Daddy).
Jesus never accepted such glory rather He warned us sternly about it. “But you do not be called 'Rabbi'; for One is your Teacher, the Christ, and you are all brethren. Do not call anyone on earth your father; for One is your Father, He who is in heaven…” (Matthew chapter 23)
Why is God so Jealous when I commit spiritual adultery?
Spiritual adultery can be described as stepping on God’s toes! He is a Jealous God, because He does not want anyone or anything to take His love from your heart. He won’t take it lightly with anyone that cheats on Him.
He says: “you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God…” (Deuteronomy 5:9)
I have a question for you; “Would you take it easy if you heard about your partner’s unfaithfulness in marriage? Did I hear you say: No! God forbid.”
Then, you can imagine how bitter the LORD would be when a Christian shares his or her love with things of this world. Don’t be deceived by those false preachers, the LORD will divorce and cast Christians that engage in spiritual adultery to lake of
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