“But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and neglect justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.” —Luke 11:42 John Piper, in a sermon, “These You Ought to Have Done Without Neglecting the Others” What speaks so loudly to me here … More Religious camouflage or justice?
John Piper on legalism: Let me define what I mean by legalism. The New Testament does not use the word “legalism” and, therefore, it is thrown around today pretty carelessly. I want to try to define it in such a way that you can see that it is evil and that the New Testament does … More Flesh Tank and Peashooter Regulations
Nothing is as big an impediment to the preaching of the gospel as religious “know it alls” who self- righteously pronounce judgment upon others. And yet Jesus singles these people out for the harshest of criticism. He calls them hypocrites. They pretend to be one thing, but are really something else. They claim to be righteous and yet … More Do you worship in vain? Kim Riddlebarger on Mark 7