• Ephesians 6:10-16 – We are in a war with Satan!

Preach it, but don’t live it

  • Matthew 23:2-3, 13-15 – Their hypocrisy not only kept them from heaven – it kept others from going to heaven also!
  • What impression do we leave with people from our behavior?
  • II Samuel 12:13-14 – David gave the enemies of God a reason to blaspheme, so God punished him.
  • I John 1:6-10 – What’s the difference between a Christian and a hypocrite? The Christian admits his sin and repents.

Look down on certain people

  • Luke 7:34-39
  • Luke 5:29-32
  • Luke 15:1-2
  • Luke 19:5-7
  • Jesus was constantly criticized for associating with sinners.
  • Do I look down on people who have obvious sins?
  • This problem is still happening today!
  • Luke 18:13
  • Luke 7:40-50 – The greater the sin, the greater the forgiveness and love! Everyone is worth our time. Jesus died for all of us. How can I dare look down on someone?

Support sin

  • I Corinthians 5:1-7 – The Corinthians had accepted sin in the church and were arrogant about it!