“I’m Not A Christian Because There Are Too Many Hypocrites In The Church”


We all know people who claim to be Christians but when we observe their life it is clear that their talk does not match their walk. If we are honest, all too often we too are hypocritical in some area of our lives. It’s not that we want to be, but we find ourselves struggling to be consistent. If you are using the excuse: “There are too many hypocrites in the church” as your reason for not attending, consider the questions below and give an honest answer. I would love to chat with you about this or anything else you have a question about. You can contact me in Kitwe on 0976153466. – Phil Hunt

Theo-sophical Ruminations

The next time you hear someone say they are not a Christian because there are too many hypocrites in the church, here are a handful of tactful ways to respond: 
  1. What do you mean by “hypocrite?” (You want to make the point that a hypocrite is not merely someone who is morally imperfect, but someone who says he believes X but purposely fails to practice X)
  2. Yes, there are hypocrites in the church.  Jesus told us there would be.  But Jesus wasn’t a hypocrite.  What do you think about Jesus?
  3. Yes, there are hypocrites in the church.  Jesus told us there would be.  But there are also genuine Christians who are following Jesus.  Why do you choose to let the hypocrites dictate your response to Christianity rather than the true followers of Jesus?
  4. What does that have to do with you?  Couldn’t Christianity still be true even if a lot…

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