Motives

Scripture People may be pure in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their motives. ~Proverbs 16:2, NLT Quote You are loved for Christ sake, not because your heart and life are perfect. ~Timothy Keller It takes a while for the gospel of grace to sink in to the human spirit. I was saved from …

Vain Religion

Scripture Even while you fast, you keep oppressing your workers. ~Isaiah 58:3, NLT Quote Don’t get into the rat race: even if you win, you are still a rat. ~Gilda Radner The Jews that Isaiah addresses in chapter 58 are very religious. They observe days of fasting where they deny the flesh and sleep on …