Summary: There is a fear of standing before God almighty and hearing him say, almost you were a child of God. I am sorry,but I was never fooled.
Fakes in the church!!
OPEN: One night a woman dreamed that she was having a conversation with God. She was angry about all the suffering and evil she saw around her, so she complained to the Lord. “God, why don’t You do something about all this?”
God gently replied: “I did. I created you.”
You know I do not believe that Judas set out to betray Christ. However, some would like to sat that It was not at the fault of Judas.
Bad days come, weak moments arise, but faking it is not the answer.
When we think of Sodom and Gomorrah, we think they were destroyed because of the sin of homosexuality. And that was part of their wickedness.
But the prophet Ezekiel told Israel there was more to their iniquity than just that one sin:
“…this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy.” Ezekiel 16:49
Matthew 7:16-20 Jesus said:
“By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.”
1 Samuel 16:7 says that the Lord does not see as man sees, For man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.
James 1:21-27 Doers not only hearers.
1 Corinthians 11:28 let a man examine himself.
Ephesians 6:13-16 Armor of God.