Sarah looked up at her mom with mournful eyes and said, "No! Yucky!" And she turned her eyes away from the green tree-like things on her plate called broccoli. Joey ran outside yelling, "No, I don't wanna coat" after his dad held the coat out for him to put on. Jamie said no to doing an extra project so he could go to the football game that night and Lisa said no to helping her brother move because she had dinner plans with her friend. We start young learning to say the word NO, and we keep doing it throughout our years.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind... Rom. 12:2 (all MKJV)
Nor should we be idolaters, even as some of them, as it is written: "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play." 1Cor. 10:7
You shall have no other gods before Me. Ex. 20:3
No servant can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon. Lk. 16:13 (or any other idol)
Do not lay up treasures on earth for yourselves... For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Mt. 6:19,21
*The highest degree of respect and reverence; respect mingled with some degree of awe; a feeling or sentiment excited by the dignity and superiority of a person... Webster's 1828
** to adore-To love in the highest degree; to regard with the utmost esteem,