The English dictionary defines idolatry as 'the worship of a physical object as a god or having an immoderate attachment or devotion to something'.

In other words an immoderate attachment to physical things is extremely dangerous in our relationship with God as we tend to chose the things of the flesh rather than improving our relationship with our creator.

The holy book warns us of setting our hearts to the things of the flesh.

And the truth is, many of us are ignorant of our attachment to material things and how we worship them by prioritizing wrongly.

Compiled by Beliefnet, these are seven idols we need to let go of.