Whose Approval Do You Seek?
How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God? (John 5:44, NIV)
Jesus aimed these words at the hypocrisy of the Pharisees. Jesus healed on the Sabbath, and the Jews took seriously the idea that you should not work on the Sabbath. While Jesus was breaking one of their rules, He was…