One of the strongest pulls in my life is to care more about what people think of me than what God thinks of me. When I fall into this, I become a hallow person with a hypocritical faith. Jesus knew knew people like this in his day, and had strong words for them (and us), found in Matthew 6:1-8 and 6:16-18. My notes from the sermon I gave on Sunday on the same text (podcast here) are after the jump.
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