We must be willing to let go of the controls and place them in His hands.
The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation and though nations rise and fall the kingdom of God is firmly established.
If any touch my friend, or his good name,
It is my honor and my love to free
His blasted fame
From the least spot or thought of blame.
I could not use a friend as I use Thee.
Anything can become a replacement idol. In chapter 22 we find out that it can be something as wonderful as a father’s love for his son.