I recently saw a drawing of a guy giving money to a homeless couple – all the while using a selfie stick to photograph the moment! I think Jesus would’ve had a lot of fun – and maybe a few parables to offer if He’d lived in our world now – the world of selfie-dom! His comments about the outward expressions of our faith through giving, prayer and fasting are really talking about people doing culture’s version of photo-ops – in something that was intended to be very private. In a selfie, #makeadifference world like ours, it’s definitely a wake-up call! It’s actually a form of spiritual instant self-gratification!The real tragedy is that it is possible to look very religious – and be truly evil, loveless and lost.
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