Saturday, June 9, 2018

Spot the hypocrite … but then again, better not!

Morning: Psalm 55; Ecclesiastes 5:8-20; Galatians 3:23—4:11

The Pharisees and scribes criticize those who do not observe the letter of the Law.  Jesus points out that the Pharisees forget the Spirit of the Law; their hands are clean but they are dark inside … They may appear pure and holy on the outside, but they are full of trouble.  Some people say that they have decided to avoid churches because churches are full of hypocrites.  As Jesus pointed out, though, they would do well to remember that hypocrisy is prone to point the finger at others while being blissfully unaware of its own contradictions.

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