The Cure For Hypocrisy

“What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you are so careful to clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside you are filthy—full of greed and self-indulgence! You blind Pharisee! First wash the inside of the cup and the dish,[a] and then the outside will become…

Hypocrisy

“You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you, for he wrote,‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.Their worship is a farce,  for they teach man-made ideas as commands from God.’” – Matthew 15:7-9.  If you have ever talked at any length with an alcoholic who participated…

Thank You Mom

“When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness. She carefully watches everything in her household and suffers nothing from laziness. Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her:” – Proverbs 31:26-28. On Mother’s Day each year we acknowledge the unique contributions that mothers make in the lives of…

Faith Is Taking That First Step

“This means that God’s holy people must endure persecution patiently, obeying his commands and maintaining their faith in Jesus.” – Revelation 14:12 “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” This quote by Martin Luther King Jr., is a great analogy for faith. King lived his life by faith…

Am I Indifferent?

“Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8. How do you feel when somebody seems indifferent to you? Indifference suggests that he or she thinks you are boring, uninteresting, worthless or fill in the blank. Most people find indifference worse…