Listen to Decide: Is Perfect Motherhood Your Idol?

Listen to Decide: Is PERFECT MOTHERHOOD Your Idol? // jessconnell.com

Last weekend at our church, we had a ladies’ conference called “Identity in Christ.” In my session, I discussed how the roles of womanhood, and particularly motherhood, can be idolatrous if we let them form the basis for our identity.

DON’T MISS THIS! CLICK NOW TO LISTEN — “Identity Idolatry”

IDOLATRY SHOWS UP IN OUR DESIRES & DREAMS

We can look to our desires: for deep romantic love, the quest for “trophy kids,” and the desire to feel significant–

In marriage, are you looking to your husband to be and do things for you that he will never do or be?

Are you asking your kids questions like:

“Will YOU be my trophy child? Will you prove to the world that all my sacrifices, sleepless nights, curriculum choices, and parenting methods were worth it?

MAMA, ARE YOU AN IDOL-WORSHIPPER?

The truth is this: when we set up this desire to be worshipped and receive glory for our appearance, sacrifices, or talents, we are actually setting up an idol in our heart.

CLICK NOW TO LISTEN TO Jess teach on “Identity Idolatry.”

 

IN THE COMMENTS: Do you see that desire in your heart– to have your children grow up and “prove” that your work was worthwhile?

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Jess Connell

Jesus-follower, Happy wife, Mom of 8 neat people. Former world-traveler, now settled in Washington. Host of Mom On Purpose podcast (momonpurpose.com). I write and wrangle kids.

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  1. April 20, 2016

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