'On Judging Others...'
By Pastor Ken Burisek,
The Ole Country Church, Medford, Wisconsin
This brings to light probably the biggest problem within Christian Churches today. The world sees a whole heap-a folks who go to church as being hypocrites. Folks who profess that they love Jesus, yet their lives - aside from the church - have very little evidence of any kind of change or real genuine commitment to the things of God. They try to hang on to God with one hand and the world with the other hand.they want the best of both worlds so they never fully give themselves to God (Rev 3:15-16. I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish you were one or the other! But since you are like lukewarm water, I will spit you out of My mouth!).
This is perzackly why so many people get turned off by our churches today. Our churches are full of pretenders -- folks putting on a good act about loving the Lord, yet when it comes down to obeying the Lords commands there is little evidence in their lives.
In every true believer there will be found the evidence of spiritual fruit in their lives as proclaimed in Galatians 5:22-25. But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsufferin ...