Who or What, Not Whether!

Joshua 24:15
And if you be unwilling to serve the LORD, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”

It’s not a question of whether you will worship.  It’s only a question of who or what.  Even an atheist worships something, whether it is his intellect or will or stomach or sexual appetite or “freedom” or “the cosmos.”  It matters not.  The choice is always what, not whether, we will worship.  Today, worship the only One worth our worship.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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