Ghandhi--Worship without Sacrifice
In a conference with the British Government, Ghandhi said that human beings must take great care not to be molded by external forces that can destroy their lives, their families, their community, and their nation. He called these forces “The 7 social sins”
1. Politicians without moral character
Can you think of anyone like this?
2. Riches without working for it
Do you know anyone who fits this?
3. Business or commerce without morality
Have you ever been ripped off by someone in the marketplace?
4. Pleasure without conscience
Our nation allows the murder of unborn human beings just for a few moments of pleasure.
5. Education without moral principles
Have you ever heard the credo “the world is filled with educated derelects?
6. Science without a commitment to...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)
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