March 24, 2024

Aiming to please the Father

Passage: Matthew 6:1-18
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Theme: Jesus Christ enables kingdom citizens to know God as Father; practice your righteousness in his presence

But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7

Hypocrite is a name originally given to an actor in a Greek play who wore a mask and pretended to be something/someone he is not. Taken over into common use, it conveys the idea of looking one way on the outside whilst being different on the inside.