Worshiping Him in Spirit and Truth But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers. God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. Jesus It is possible to speak the truth of God … Continue reading Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 7 – Spirit and Truth
God Wants Our Lips and Our Hearts ‘This people honors Me with their lips, But their heart is far away from Me. ‘But in vain do they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’” Jesus God looks at the intent of our hearts in our worship, not the style or simply the words we … Continue reading Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 6 – Lip Service
Jesus said “Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” It seems that Jesus was warning about both religious and secular snares. Watch out for both the hypocrisy and pride of religion and the destructive lusts of the world. Both of these appeal to the flesh rather than the Spirit. … Continue reading Thoughts on Mark Chapter 8
Are You a Religious Person? I always cringe inside when people ask me if I'm religious. No...I'm not. I mean...wait...yes...in the sense that I'm a Christian, a Christ-follower. But no..."religious" really doesn't describe it at all. I have a dynamic, living, breathing relationship with the living God - with Jesus. I've been reborn - restored from … Continue reading Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 1 – Are You Religious?
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