Tag Archives: Religion

More Important Matters of Faith

Justice, mercy, and faithfulness: these godly virtues help us follow Jesus. And each one of these lifts the burdens of people, comes to their aid, and demonstrates loving loyalty. Do that. Be like Jesus. Don’t make faith a religion-of-rules. Let’s … Continue reading

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Beware of Religion

On Tuesday of the Passion Week, Jesus rips into religious people so that his followers will be able to spot insincere and hypocritical religion and find true faith and the kingdom of God. Turns out we should beware of these … Continue reading

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Lip Service and Clean Hands

There are true commands of God which are more important than religious rules and traditions. We are reminded today that compassion and grace tower over compliance to human rules.  Let’s not kid ourselves with lip service to God and hearts … Continue reading

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There Will Be A Day

God promises that there will be a day of unity when all nations will be at peace. As long as we are focused on faith in people, though, we will not have this unity on earth.  We will need to … Continue reading

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Real Deal Spirit

The religious find their spirituality in appearances.  The Spirit is the real deal.  Jesus cut through the religiosity of the day to make everything about spirit and truth.  And you can’t fake the Spirit.  Lord, help me connect with the … Continue reading

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