Mission Devotional - November 5, 2016

Opening Prayer: Lord Jesus, you're on to me. You see through my game. You see how my words say one thing and my inner life says another. Make them one, Lord Jesus. Make me true through and through. Work your work deep within me, so that my life will be an accurate expression on the state of my heart and soul. Amen.

Scripture: Matthew 23:13-28

Journal: What is your inner reality these days? Where are your inconsistencies and contradictions? How well does your inner reality match your outward message? What woes do you need to heed today?

Reflection: The Scribes and Pharisees were an interesting bunch. They paid a lot of attention to outward appearances, yet were filled with inconsistencies and contradictions within. The word Jesus used for them was hypocrite. The hypokrit