A few years ago, I read of a confessional pastor spoke of how he normally behaves when he is in a gathering where some Babtists[my sic] and non-denom ministers are around.
He said he would purposely drink liquor in front of them.
Now we all know they do not drink, don't smoke, don't cuss, don't go to movies and just all day listen to Christian radio and watch Christian TV, their friends are Christians and their barbers are Christians and even their pets are Christians too.
Please note, now that I know what Pietism is, it really sucks. No kidding, it makes people Pharisees.
However Rom 14:21 came to mind while I was reading this guy's "testimony".
I thought his comment to be asinine.
Then I am reminded of the T-Shirt with the words "weak on sanctification".
Hang on, there seems to be a reversal here. What duh?
I thought that repentance's fruit is being so sorry you are a sinner I thought it should produce shame rather than pride.
That T-shirt seems to say "shame on you Pietists, Pharisees, hypocrites, look at me, I am such a lousy no good sinner, ... and I am proud of it too".
Antinomians suck too.