Thursday, September 4, 2008

Jesus Warns Against Hypocrisy

Close-up of the brown muddy hand of a potter as he spins a clay pot on his wheel by Thomas J. Abercrombie
Close-up of the brown muddy hand of a potter as he spins a clay pot on his wheel


The greatest among you must be a servant.

But those who exalt themselves will be humbled,

and those who humble themselves will be exalted
Matthew 23:11-12 (NLT)
picture courtesy of all posters

4 comments:

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

AMEN!!!!!

Sharon said...

Amen!!!Blessings~Sharon G.

Me said...

I caught my thoughts on the limbs of hypocrisy just this morning.

I found my youngest casually playing with silver dollars and gold dollars that her grandmother had given her and I lamented the fact that grandma didn't value money which results in my children playing with it and potentially losing it rather than saving it.

I almost immediately felt that it was a hypocritical thought because while I feel that the money should not be played with I do feel that we shouldn't value so much that its importance is greater than its true eternal worth.

I wonder where the line between responsible handling of money and the open-handed nature of one who knows it truly doesn't matter lies.

Redeemed By His Love said...

Mimi,
Amen, Amen!
Miriam