Tag: Hypocrisy

The Master Will Judge

Oswald Chambers 90x115by Oswald Chambers

We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ . . . —2 Corinthians 5:10

Paul says that we must all, preachers and other people alike, “appear before the judgment seat of Christ.” But if you will learn here and now to live under the scrutiny of Christ’s pure light, your final judgment will bring you only delight in seeing the work God has done in you. Live constantly reminding yourself of the judgment seat of Christ, and walk in the knowledge of the holiness He has given you. Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are. One carnal judgment of another person only serves the purposes of hell in you.

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The Real Deal

Greg Laurie 90x115 by Greg Laurie

It was Cicero who said,

“Of all villainy, there is none more base than that of the hypocrite who at the moment he is most false takes care to appear most virtuous.”

When Jesus walked the earth, he saved his most scathing words not for the sinners of the day, but for the self-righteous, religious hypocrites. That doesn’t mean that he approved of sin. The same hand that wrote on the ground, driving the religious hypocrites away from the woman caught in adultery, also wrote the Ten Commandments on tablets of stone. God is very clear on how He wants us to live.

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