Friday, January 7, 2011
"Let the significance of this for your church, your small group, your marriage, and your own soul wash over you. Our capacity for deceiving others, even deceiving ourselves, is great.
You can be a lover of self, and it has the appearance of godliness
You can be a lover of money, and it has the appearance of godliness
You can be proud and arrogant and it looks like godliness
You can be ungrateful, unholy, and slanderous, looking like godliness
We could say it another way:
You can be a lover of self, and it looks like selflessness
You can be a lover of money, all the while giving the appearance of generosity
You can be proud and arrogant and it comes across as humility
You can be ungrateful and unholy and it can masquerade as gratitude and holiness"
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