Woe to the Pretenders of Godliness

Some teachers of the truth should be listened to but not imitated. Simply holding a leadership position in a church or preaching a good sermon does not mean we are godly. The Pharisees were often a picture of this. Not everything they said was false. They taught the law of Moses, and this is why Jesus said of them, "Observe what they tell … Continue reading Woe to the Pretenders of Godliness

Virtue Signaling our Spirituality

We live in a culture that loves to virtue signal, and we, as Christians, are not immune. “Virtue signaling” is a pejorative term applied to people who say or do things with the primary motive of making themselves look virtuous. The person who does so is attempting to increase their social status. They try to conceal the fact … Continue reading Virtue Signaling our Spirituality

Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree? – John MacDuff

The fig-tree clothing of self-righteousness is utterly unavailing; the Lord who walks amid the trees of the garden strips it away--it cannot abide His righteous glance, His avenging scrutiny.