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This is part of a leadership series on the theme of integrity
If we fail to face up to our inadequacy, we fall into the trap of the Pharisees: hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is the opposite of integrity, and this is precisely what Jesus accuses the Pharisees and teachers of the law of in Matthew 23. Six times in this sermon, he uses the stinging word “hypocrites” (vv. 13, 15, 23, 24, 27, 29). Originally, a hypocrite meant an actor who put on a mask to assume a false …
This is another installment in a series that has been adapted from my 11-part MP3 teaching series on A. W. Tozer’s spiritual classic, The Pursuit of God.
Our problem, as Tozer observes, is that “we have been guilty of that ‘foul revolt’ of which Milton speaks when describing the rebellion of Satan and his hosts” in Paradise Lost. We have broken free of God and have fled as far as our strength will carry us. While it is clear that we cannot …