The Church and the Hypocrite (Spurgeon)

In the same golden vein as this blog’s first guest post, Charles Spurgeon here addresses the hypocrisy of church-goers and ministers who walk in brazen sin and rebellion. Read and be secured in Christ!
SDG… Thanks for reading,
-Justin

Samuel at Gilgal

We must be careful when looking for evidence that someone else is a Christian. We make the mistake of thinking that every Christian should look exactly like us. There is a much higher standard! Are you consistently trying to walk in holiness? Does even a “little sin” in your life bring you to your knees to ask forgiveness? Charles Spurgeon, in the following article, takes an uncompromising stand on the great gap between holiness and hypocrisy:

Oh! The great thing the Church needs is more holiness. The worst enemies of the Church are the hypocrites, the formalists, the mere professors, the inconsistent walkers.

It is shocking to think how persons dare to remain members of Christian churches, and even to enter the pulpit, when they are conscious that their private life is foul. Oh, how can they do it? How is it that their hearts have grown so hard?…

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