Summary: Describes the marks of a hypocrite with scriptures.
HOW TO RECOGNIZE A HYPOCRITE ……
A Hypocrite ….
1/ Lives for the praise of others, instead of pleasing the Lord
Matt 6:2, 5, 16
2/ Puts on a show of righteousness, but their heart isn’t in it
Matt 15:7, 23:25, 27
3/ Has a Legalistic view of the Christian life & how others should live it
4/ Is selective in their obedience to God (selective obedience is disobedience)
Luke 6:46 (Call me Lord, Lord and do not the things that I say)
5/ Is more interested in criticizing and condemning than learning the truth
6/ Recognizes the failures of others, but not their own
7/ Tears others down to make themselves look good
8/ Have seared their conscience and sin and chastening no longer affect them
1 Tim 4:2 … Job 36:13
9/ Profess to be saved, but in their heart they know better