Not realizing religion's like spraying perfume on a casket
To spray perfume on a casket is an ineffective way to cover up the rotting stench of death and deterioration that would emanate from the box and it certainly in way would cover up that fact that you have a dead corpse inside. This is equaled to a person who has not accepted their freedom from sin trying to cover those sins by good deeds, or going to church and appearing to be a “good” person. Appearances can be deceiving… and deadly.
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