Greed makes us blind to its presence in our life. Greed makes our hearts hard. Greed makes us objectify persons and personify objects. Greed is leprosy of the heart. But Jesus is so powerful that he cannot only heal the disease of our hearts, He can also make them clean through his touch of his hands.
Lagosians know a thing or two about physical idols but in the 21st century we think of them more as harmless cultural artefacts kept in museums. The Bible however, teaches us that they’re more than that – our hearts are idol-making factories that exert power on us through three main surface idols: Money, Sex and Power. In the “Idols and the City” sermon series, from September 2nd to November 25th, we will see that only the Gospel of Christ can truly give us the fulfillment we seek from these idols and deliver us from their bondage.