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Hypocritical Evangelists

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The Scribes and Pharisees are an example of how not to be an evangelist.

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Hypocritical Evangelists

  1. 1. Hypocritical Evangelists Matthew 23:13,15
  2. 2. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19
  3. 3. Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. 2 Timothy 4:2
  4. 4. But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Matthew 23:13
  5. 5. Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves. Matthew 23:15
  6. 6. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS
  7. 7. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Matthew 23:13
  8. 8. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering.” Luke 11:52
  9. 9. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me, yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life. John 5:39-40
  10. 10. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me. But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe my words?” John 5:46-47
  11. 11. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Matthew 23:13
  12. 12. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.” Matthew 3:7-8
  13. 13. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ But if we say, ‘From man,’ we are afraid of the crowd, for they all hold that John was a prophet.” So they answered Jesus, “We do not know.” Matthew 21:25-27
  14. 14. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Matthew 23:13
  15. 15. HYPOCRITICAL EVANGELISTS Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves. Matthew 23:15
  16. 16. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY
  17. 17. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY but we preach Christ crucified 1 Corinthians 1:23 Preach Christ!
  18. 18. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake. 2 Corinthians 4:5 Preach Christ!
  19. 19. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes Romans 1:16 Preach Christ! Preach the gospel!
  20. 20. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God. Acts 20:27 Preach Christ! Preach the gospel! Preach the whole gospel!
  21. 21. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY Not our issues.
  22. 22. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY Not our issues. Not more or less than the gospel.
  23. 23. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY Not our issues. Not more or less than the gospel. Not our party.
  24. 24. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9:27 Preach Christ! Preach the gospel! Preach the whole gospel! Integrity
  25. 25. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY Not our issues. Not more or less than the gospel. Not our party. Not pretense.
  26. 26. AVOIDING THIS HYPOCRISY Not our issues. Not more or less than the gospel. Not our party. Not pretense. Not false motives.
  27. 27. But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Matthew 23:13
  28. 28. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 2 Corinthians 5:20
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  31. 31. Topic #00 Title Reference Compiled and Presented by: Dave Stewart Date www.churchofchristmiranda.com Synopsis: “Let all that you do be done with love.” "Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.”

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