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March 6, 2018 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Empty rituals

The past two Sundays, one of the main points of emphasis has been about the contrast between the Pharisees’ focus on external obedience to the rules of God (and sometimes their own manmade rules), and Jesus’ focus on internal faith and the need for God’s grace. While I admit that it’s easy to sit and point fingers from 2,000 years away at the religious leaders of Jesus’ day, the reality is that any of us can slide into a place where our faith becomes going through the motions, and the rhythms of our devotion become empty rituals. One of the best things we can do for our faith is to approach those rhythms of devotion from a new angle....Keep Reading

Tags: Discipleship, Lord's Prayer