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.    Rom 2:16-29   When Jesus had His encounter with the Religious elites, the keepers and teachers of the Law we read this. “Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing. But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man. ” John 2:23-25.  “He Himself knew what was in man.”   THINK ABOUT IT!   A holy God knows what you are thinking and feeling at this very moment. A holy God knows what you did, and said, yesterday and yet He still allows you to breath. A holy God knows your anguishes, pains, weaknesses, worries and sufferings. A holy God knows what you’re going to do, after the service is over. A holy God knows how you feel towards others in the sanctuary right now. A holy God knows if you truly want to be here this morning at CBC. A holy God knows if you’re truly His and where yo


  Rom 2:1-11 James wrote “So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.” James 4:17.  James must have borrowed what Paul brings to light in this chapter as he continues to address the church in Rome.  For the Jewish believers , it removes their assumption of privilege and special treatment as the recipients of the Law.  And for the Gentile believers , it reminds them that God’s law has been written on their hearts from the beginning.  You are without excuses and what Paul says here is a caution for everyone.  What caution?   Human beings never seem able fully to admit their wrongdoing.  And they never tire of making excuses for their bad behavior. Because they naturally claim they are good people.  The most important thing is to be good, nice, and tolerant, and God will ultimately receive you into heaven.  Unfortunately the good sinner is not saved by earning their way up the good-works ladder.   Hence the title of my message Moralistic Therapeuti