The Religious Hypocrites


The Lord Jesus pronounced 8 woes upon the scribes and Pharisees. They were hypocrites!

  1. They prevented others from entering the kingdom of heaven by their many human traditions and religious rules.

  2. They devoured large possessions and donations by long and pretentious spiritual prayers.

  3. They won and made many more worse than them.

  4. They were blind guides who brought people further into darkness.

  5. They ignored the heavier objects of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. They were obsessed with trivialities, and would do anything for the sake of looking good, powerful, and righteous.

  6. They looked clean, but were full of extortion and self-indulgence.

  7. They looked righteous, but were full of lies and hypocrisy.

  8. And they praised themselves but criticized others.

The Lord Jesus called them serpents, brood of vipers.

And warned them that they would not escape the condemnation of hell.

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There are just too many religious hypocrites among us.

These are the people who would prevent others from entering the kingdom of heaven.

These are the people who would devour others of their wealth and possessions.

These are the people who would win and make others worse than them.

These are the people who would lead others further into the darkness.

These are the people who would create so many dos and don'ts for other to follow.

These are the people who are not clean; they are full of extortion and self-indulgence.

These are the people who are not righteous; they are full of sins, living in lies and hypocrisy.

And these are the people who just love to praise themselves but condemn others.

But the Lord Jesus said they would not go unpunished!

1 comments:

Francis R. Barbour said...

You said:" They prevented others from entering the kingdom of heaven by their many human traditions and religious rules."

But, isn't that what Modern Christianity [itself] does with: Keeping Of The Pagan Holy Days [ rather than Yahweh's Own Feasts ]?

You said:" They devoured large possessions and donations by long and pretentious spiritual prayers."

But, what has Modern Christianity done [ under her Paganized Influences ]: Built Magnificent Buildings, Set Up False Idols To Worship, Inspired Inhumane Persecutions, Devised Evil Inquisitions, Planned Out Terrible Crusades, and Conspired With The Nations Of Earth.

You said:" They won and made many more worse than them."

But, who is it that has endorsed 'The Gospels' Of: The Roman Holy Days, Greed, Once Saved Always Saved, The Rapture, Presumption, Licentiousness, Peace And Safety, and The New World Order?

You stated: " They were blind guides who brought people further into darkness. "

And yet, Modern Christianity has adopted: Multiculturalism, Homosexuality, Spiritism, and [So-Called] Christian Psychics.

You told us:" They ignored the heavier objects of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. They were obsessed with trivialities, and would do anything for the sake of looking good, powerful, and righteous. "

But isn't that what Modern Christianity does to itself? Where is this: Justice, Mercy, and Faith that you speak of? These would be wonderful things....

You say this," They looked clean, but were full of extortion and self-indulgence. "

- Even as The Self-Proclaimed "Christian Nations" persecute millions of others upon this very same planet, through thousands of different methods.

You said:" They looked righteous, but were full of lies and hypocrisy."

And it hasn't changed - even a small amount for the better - since that day.... In fact, the world has gotten much worse since then!

And you said:" And they praised themselves but criticized others."

Isn't that what you yourself have done? You who would judge those: "Living at the time of Christ" - cannot even see, that the entire earth [ including yourself ] has been plunged into The Spiritual Darkness.

Think upon these things, and then repent [ inwardly ]!