A Harsh Truth

posted Aug 17, 2014, 2:25 PM by web feat
Jesus didn't mince words when it came to the Pharisees, confronting them with the harsh truth about their phony behavior:

"These people make a big show of saying the right thing,
but their heart isn’t in it.
They act like they’re worshiping me,
but they don’t mean it.
They just use me as a cover
for teaching whatever suits their fancy.”

We know people like that even today - those who pretend to be "holier than thou," but whose actions don't come from a good heart. But it's not about appearances, or following silly rules that don't matter. It's about who we are on the inside, and living a life of genuine love for God and others.

Based on Matthew 15:1-20. Click here to listen to the message, and access related resources.