How culture can kill your Christianity.

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees;for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” -1 Samuel 16:7

The context here is David and Saul, but the point I want to make is that God sees things differently than we do. While we obsess over external elements, God is concerned about our heart. Hebrews 8:10 reinforces this point when talking about the New Covenant, stating: “I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.”

I don’t want anyone to miss the mark when it comes to pleasing God! I know that many sincerely desire to be the best Christians they can. So let’s consider the following:

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