We are all guilty of picking holes in the
But often, we fail to heed his words, and the results can be catastrophic. Eric Geiger highlights 3 ways we hypocritically hate sin in others more than in ourselves.
1. We can abhor laziness in others while being addicted to our jobs.
2. We can bemoan sins in our culture while being uncompassionate.
"God regards our failure to love others and share the good news of the gospel as sin. He is displeased with our lack of compassion for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. Yes, He is full of truth. But He is also full of grace.
3. We can bemoan materialism while being stingy and ungenerous.
"If we bemoan materialism because we would rather hoard, our sin is no less offensive to God. While using money in attempts to gain status or comfort is empty, so is using
"In our sinfulness, we can easily hate the sins of others more than we hate our own. We need His grace to overcome this."