True Worship

Sermon Feb 9

 

Today we have been hearing about fasting and about true sacrifice. There is a contrast between outwardly religious behaviour, and the real religion that springs from the heart.

God, through the prophet Isaiah tells the people that it is a waste of time to make sacrifices and look humble, to cover yourselves with sackcloth and ashes and stand with heads bowed down, if you then go on to oppress the workers, to defraud people of their wages, to quarrel and to be violent. Continue reading