The Bible encourages us to “love from a pure heart … Hypocrisy is a common sin That grieves the Lord above; He longs for those who’ll worship Him In faith and truth and love.
—Bosch God desires that our actions be a reflection of a pure heart.
When Jesus confronted the Pharisees, He said, “You …
In these three words we have the gospel in capsule form.We can appropriate these gifts through prayer and obedience.In the storms of temptation we will not fall if we always keep three points on the Rock.And His peace enables us to stand in quiet confidence when the howling gales of adversity swirl around us.They will give us security during our spiritual mountain climbing experience.
He didn’t earn that position; it was “by the commandment of God our Savior and the Lord Jesus Christ.” In other words, his was not a human but a divine appointment.