True Devotion to God

May 01, 2011

True Devotion to God

Passage: Matthew 15:1-20

Preacher: Tanner Turley

Series: Why Jesus Matters: Exploring the Power of Christian Hope

Category: Worship, Gospel

Keywords: worship, legalism, righteousness, gospel, heart, pharisees


Jesus teaches us that true devotion to God flows from a heart of worship rather than external righteousness. In Matthew 15:1-20, Jesus confronted the legalistic hypocrisy of the Pharisees and taught them, the crowds, and his disciples about the centrality of the heart in worship. Our devotion and good deeds necessarily flows from the inside out.

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