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  1. Welcome! Please silence your cell phones Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 AM Worship 10:30 AM 5:30 PM Wednesday Bible Classes 7:00 PM www.Sunsetchurchofchrist.net

  2. I will declare Your name to My brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will sing praise to You Hebrews 2:12

  3. “Like” if you love Jesus?

  4. The Display of Religion Wearing Crosses Religious T-shirts Internet “likes” Does this demonstrate Christianity?

  5. Outward or Inward Do not let your adornment be merely outward--arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel— rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God. 1 Peter 3:3-4

  6. Peter’s Challenge John 13:36-38 Peter was not afraid Peter could not handle meekness

  7. Outward Religion is Easy And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:3

  8. Inward Religion is Real A gentle and quiet spirit Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. 1 Timothy 2:1-2

  9. Perfecting Inward Religion Means Perfecting Meekness James 3:13-18 2 Corinthians 10:1 But the meek shall inherit the earth, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. Psalm 37:11

  10. Perfecting Inward Religion Means Avoiding Meaningless Religion These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh. Colossians 2:23

  11. Perfecting Inward Religion Means Avoiding Meaningless Religion These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh. Colossians 2:23

  12. Spiritual Adornment or Self Imposed Religion? Did Jesus ask us to wear crosses? Did He ask us to put Him on our clothes?

  13. Spiritual Adornment or False Humility? Do people wear crosses because our conduct does not reveal our character? Do we present a Christian self for our own profit or pride?

  14. Conclusions The world seeks to mis-direct faith Faith is more than outward appearances