Church is a Hospital for sinners:
A Some are content with placebos, fake medicines that you think are healing you so you feel good. Things that get you excited like music, a joke in the sermon, an emotional speaker things that they receive as entertainment and you think that is the Holy Spirit.
B Some just seek plastic surgery, make an appearance, walking around with a big (an unused) Bible in their arms, they look good but are the same inside.
C Some are satisfied with pain killers. Messages of hope are important but like pain killers are addictive and don’t address the actual disease.
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