Rule followers go to church…Jesus followers are the church.
Rule followers give 10%…Jesus followers give generously.
Rule followers love others just like them…Jesus followers love the unlovable.
Rule followers blend in…Jesus followers stand out.
Rule followers serve only when it’s convenient…Jesus followers serve even when it hurts.
Rule followers compare themselves to others…Jesus followers compare themselves to God.
Rule followers hold on to tradition…Jesus followers hold on to truth.
Rule followers look to others for approval…Jesus followers look to God for approval.
Rule followers rely on their own strength…Jesus followers rely on God’s power.
Rule followers point fingers at people…Jesus followers point people to Jesus.
Which one are you?
Which one do you want to be?
20 Yes, just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions.
21 “Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter.