Born With Tendency To Pretend

Born With Tendency To Pretend

Parents would never purposely encourage activities that might later grow into hypocrisy, and this is just a thought: but could allowing little girls to play dress up, and little boys to play cowboys and Indians lead to pretense and hypocrisy? However, normal children appear to be born with imaginary minds. That appears especially true of an only child who has no siblings with whom to play, and often they’ll have an imaginary friend. Also little girls enjoy dressing up in their mothers’ clothes, high heel shoes, hats and gloves, and wearing make-up. Then they enjoy attending imaginary tea parties and drinking imaginary tea. Could this wanting to look like adults …

Pretenders in the Church

Pretenders in the Church

Jesus loves You and me for who we are; not what we pretend to be. And Jesus denounced hypocrisy vehemently. After mentioning other woes, He compared the  Pharisees, leaders in the church, as hypocrites. He said they were like white washed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside, but are full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean. In the same way, on the outside they appear to people as righteous, but on the inside are full of hypocrisy and wickedness. He continued by saying they build tombs for prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous saying, “If we had lived in the …

There’ll be No Hypocrisy in Heaven!

There’ll be No Hypocrisy in Heaven!

It will be wonderful to live in heaven where no one will need to try and impress each other. And whether we admit it or not, deep within each life is the desire to be loved and accepted. I believe the most devout and famous preacher long to be accepted by his congregation. Pastors are human, and they want to be loved and accepted. In the largest churches, if attendance dwindled down consistently, pastors would be looking for other churches to pastor. I’m not suggesting the message be watered  down, but he wants to present the gospel in an appealing manner …