Are you fake? Do you say that you believe one thing but act contrary to it? This post is going to be a bit confrontational.
Have you ever seen someone do something and think "What an idiot." Or react in irritation because some people just don't seem to get it? Have you ever realized that you've done the same thing as the one you're judging?
Later, when a great crowd had gathered, so that they were trampling on one another, Jesus turned to speak to us alone before addressing the crowd. Jesus said: “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
Note: This series is written as a first-person narrative in order to present Jesus in the context he walked with the unknown disciple that narrates presenting my thoughts and sparking more thoughts with his questions. Enjoy. Jesus paused again. Then taking a breath, he says, "When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites … Continue reading Fasting; Learning Under Jesus