Some days, I struggle to hear the voice of God. The television god is usually the reason. We have one of these gods in nearly every room in our house. The difference between this god and the carved images from biblical days is that this one has a voice that fills your head with useless information. Some of what you hear may lead you to believe you are not good enough or that you need to spend your money on things that you may not necessarily need. Though it can be entertaining when you are bored and take your mind off your problems, the damage it has caused is beyond what we will ever know. Not only is the news full of propaganda, but movies, sitcoms, and even home improvement shows can change your thoughts about yourself and your living conditions. And, don’t get me started about commercials! The pharmaceutical industry will make you think you’re always sick and need their medication. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying you should get rid of your television, but remember that what you see and hear could be trying to program your mind, so stay sharp and fight against the enemy’s ploy.
Has a nation changed its gods, even though they are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit. Jeremiah 2:11