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“10 Indictments Against the Modern Church ” – Paul Washer Sermon with Video and Text File Link

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Five Sins That Jesus Hated Most – Zac Poonen

As we grow spiritually, we will discover that the righteousness of God is not primarily external, and that sin too is not primarily external. When we talk about righteousness, most people think of the standard mentioned in the ten commandments. But righteousness under the new covenant is measured by the life of Jesus and not by any written Law. When we consider the sins that Jesus spoke against the most, we will discover what He hated the most. As we consider five such sins, we will see that none of them are listed in the ten commandments!!

1. Hypocrisy

To be a hypocrite is to give others the impression that we are holier than we actually are. It is the same as being false, or telling a lie. Jesus pronounced a curse on hypocrites seven times in Mt. 23:13-29. It is possible to tell a lie without even opening our mouths. Ananias lied to the Holy Spirit without saying a word – when he pretended to be a wholehearted disciple of Jesus (Acts 5:1-5).

Jesus told the Pharisees that their inner life was “full of self indulgence” (Mt. 23:25) – which meant that they lived only to please themselves.

Yet they gave others the impression that because they knew the Scriptures well and fasted and prayed and tithed their income, they were very holy. They appeared very pious externally. They prayed lengthy prayers in public, but they did not pray at length in private – just like many today.

It is hypocrisy if we praise God only on Sunday mornings, but do not have a spirit of praise in our hearts at all times. God looks at our hearts. The wise virgins had a hidden reserve of oil in their vessels while the foolish ones had only enough to light their lamps externally and have a good testimony before men (Mt. 25: 1- 4).

When we hear of a Christian leader suddenly falling into adultery, we must realize that that was no sudden fall but the final result of a long period of unfaithfulness in his inner life. He was a hypocrite for long!

2. Spiritual Pride

Spiritual pride is the most common sin to be found among those who pursue after holiness. We all know the parable of the self-righteous Pharisee who despised others even in his prayer (Lk. 18:9-14)!

It is more than likely that 90% of all prayers offered in public by believers are primarily meant to impress others who are listening and not prayed to God at all. The Pharisee in the parable may not have been evil like other sinners in his external life.

But Jesus hated the pride with which he thought of his spiritual activities and with which he despised others. It is spiritual pride that makes believers constantly judge other believers.

The tax collector however, who saw himself as THE sinner – worse than all others – was accepted by God. All who have come face to face with God will have seen themselves at some time, as the chief of sinners.

Jesus taught that the greatest person in heaven would be the humblest (Mt. 18:4). The greatest virtue found in heaven is humility. We see in the book of Revelation that all those who receive crowns in heaven are quick to cast them down before the Lord acknowledging that He alone deserves every crown (Re. 4:10,11).

Jesus said that even if we managed to obey EVERY SINGLE commandment of God, we would still be unprofitable servants who had not done anything more than what was expected of us (Lk. 17:10). Then what shall we say about our condition when we fall so often!

3. Impurity

Impurity enters into our hearts mainly through our eyes and our ears. This impurity then comes OUT from our hearts and expresses itself through the various members of our bodies – primarily through our tongues and our eyes. Anyone who seeks to be pure must therefore be especially careful about what he sees and what he hears.

Jesus hated impurity so much that He told His disciples that they should be willing to pluck out their right eye and cut off their right hand rather than sin with those members (Mt. 5:27-29). Continue reading Five Sins That Jesus Hated Most – Zac Poonen

Servants of God / Christlikeness / Followers of Jesus [1. Love One another]

If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him. -John 12:26

If We say that we are servants of God, We should follow Christ as He said. Following Christ is not easy at all. But God is ready to help us by giving His Spirit. Let us receive His Holy Spirit humbly. If We follow Jesus,we become His Servant and we also become His disciple.

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In what are the things we have to follow Jesus,

1. Love One another

To love like Jesus, we need to understand a simple truth. We cannot live the Christian life on our own. All of us want to love like Jesus. We want to be generous, forgiving, and compassionate enough to love people unconditionally. But no matter how hard we try, it just doesn’t work. Our humanness gets in the way. Yet Jesus tells us to love as he did: 

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. -John 13:34

Jesus gave us the key, however: “With man it is impossible, but not with God. For all things are possible with God.” -Mark 10:27

Whoever abides in Me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.-John 15:5

Surrendering and abiding are things we can do only through the power of the Holy Spirit. When we live that truth, we can begin to love like Jesus.

Dear Father in Heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in. Lord, We have decided to follow Jesus. Help us to love one another even our enemies as Jesus did. Lord, Give us Grace to do this. We can’t do this without the Power of Holy Spirit. We are here to please You Lord. In Jesus Precious Name, We pray. Amen!

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