Christianity in Crisis

Ezekiel 33:31 They come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as My people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.

Ezekiel 34:2b,3 Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flocks? Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.

Matthew 15:8,9 This people draweth nigh unto Me with their mouth, and honoureth Me with their lips; but their heart is far from Me. In vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Matthew 22:29 Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God.

Mark 7:9,13 Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition. Making the Word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered.

Acts 7:48 Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet.

2 Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Revelation 3:15,16 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of My mouth.

 

(See Matthew 23-Jesus’ rebuke to the scribes and Pharisees.)