Daily Archives: August 25, 2007

Warning to all Bloggers!

Do not blog like this: “And they loved the praise of man. The reward they sought for…was not the enjoyment of God’s fellowship, but the admiration of others. Jesus said, ‘They do all their deeds to be seen by others. For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, and they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces and being called rabbi by others’ (Matt 23:5-7). This love affair with the praise of man made genuine faith in the self-sacrificing Christ impossible. So, Jesus said to them, ‘How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God? (John 5:44). Their hearts were not drawn to God as their reward, but to the praise of man.” (p.194 What Jesus Demands from the World, John Piper).

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