The Problem of Hypocrisy
The skeptic says:
the number one argument against the existence of God is Christians themselves. Good people will do good. Bad people will do bad. But it takes religion to make good people do evil - make them bomb an abortion clinic - send airplanes into buildings - prompt you to tie a bomb to your chest – drown you for being accused to be a witch
Barna Group 2007 study “top reasons to reject Christianity”
- Atrocities by Christians throughout history
Step 1 – Admit it
and regarding atrocities
Step 1b – REPENT – (change your mind)
The role of repentance in the life of a believer
Repentance is BELIEVER’S territory
1 John 2:9
1 John 3:8-10
2 Corinthians 5:17
The Church is a fully subsidized hospital not a country club
So what is the message to the believer’s here today?
So what is the message to the skeptic here today?
Therefore … let’s reapply the label hypocrite
Follow the founder, not a small sampling of His followers
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