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Happy Reading, Richard
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Bad news for you!
You look good on the outside.
But God looks at your inside!
Inside your heart-
- it’s a dirty mess!
But rebellious outside!!
I’ve got bad news for you.
Jesus hates religious pretense.
Christianity is not a religion!
Christianity is a relationship!!
But there’s also good news.
God loves the pretenders.
He gave His life for hypocrites like you and me.
The end of being a religious pretenders
is to admit our sin separates us from God-
- then ask Christ’s forgiveness;
- then believe He’s your only hope for change, to be right with God.
And here’s the irony:
When we begin to be more real with God and with others, we begin to be more like Jesus.
He’s the only person who has ever lived without any trace of pretense.
A Dutchman was
explaining the red, white, and blue Netherlands flag to an American.
"Our flag is symbolic of our taxes. We get red when we talk about
them, white when we get our tax bills, and blue after we pay them."
The American nodded. "It's the same in the USA only we see stars,