Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus || Spoken Word

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A poem I wrote to highlight the difference between Jesus and false religion. In the scriptures Jesus received the most opposition from the most religious people of his day. At it’s core Jesus’ gospel and the good news of the Cross is in pure opposition to self-righteousness/self-justification. Religion is man centered, Jesus is God-centered. This poem highlights my journey to discover this truth. Religion either ends in pride or despair. Pride because you make a list and can do it and act better than everyone, or despair because you can’t do your own list of rules and feel “not good enough” for God. With Jesus though you have humble confident joy because He represents you, you don’t represent yourself and His sacrifice is perfect putting us in perfect standing with God the Father.

43 Comments

  1. RedHead Avenger on May 28, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Amen.

  2. dennis craig on May 28, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Omg wow other people feel like me. I stopped going church cause they was the most judgmental and rudest people ever. I had exsperience once when i was young at church camp. Those colors you see when you close your eyes well those colors came together made a perfect face beard eyes detail all around was pitch black. I wasnt praying to be saved i was praying to be part of his army to fight. I was always a fighter. But yeah every religion hates each other tell other people that the other religions are all wrong. I love god but i hate religion.

  3. elbasu libra on May 28, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    If this Jesus is soo good and salvation is about “choosing him”, then why is there such a huge backfire if you die without doing so?

  4. Mishkat Hussain on May 28, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    https://youtu.be/YNGqrzkFp_4 watch it the best video about relagion

  5. Joe Shmoe on May 28, 2019 at 12:33 pm

    Even god himself couldn’t save jesus on the cross. What makes you think god will save us?

  6. Rajvir Ahmed on May 28, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Those Christian thinkin that this Guy is brainwashing u People, let me remind ur church already Brainwashed and Programmed u to Worship Jesus, when Jesus himself never mentioned to Worship him, there little chance that u will see the Light of Truth.

  7. Steve Crown on May 28, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    2019

  8. jamaldesimple on May 28, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    تكاد السماوات يتفطرن منه وتنشق الارض وتخر الجبال هدا أن دعو للرحمان ولدا وما ينبغي للرحمان أن يتخذ ولدا

  9. SAMSON DESTROYER on May 28, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Pure truth god bless you brother

  10. Angel Rodriguez on May 28, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    The same Jesus that railed against religion said ive not come to abolish the writing ive come to CHANGE IT.

    This is enough proof that Jesus was not against religion,him being a jew himself,this video is silly.

  11. TheJonSadler on May 28, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    “Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
    ‭‭James‬ ‭1:26-27‬

    Jesus didn’t come to abolish religion. He didn’t hate religion, and neither should you. I think you’re confused as to what religion actually is.

  12. Roberto Garza on May 28, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    It’s amazing how on point you are. Religion says DO, Jesus Christ says DONE. God doesn’t like self righteous preachers teaching works for salvation, which I used to believe. Galatians 2:21 Glory to God.

  13. Death Before Sin on May 28, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Do you even scripture bro? “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows* in their affliction and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” -James 1:27

  14. Anthony Delfos on May 28, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Nice realy good i feel like this for years

  15. Titra Meveler on May 28, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    Less tear the vestments, and more action, starting with our lives and then helping others.
    But of course, that does not make us popular, less earn us a few cents on YouTube.

  16. Toa Kasi on May 28, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    My goodness what a looker and a bloody brilliant spoken word artist he spits fire !

  17. Jacob Galvan on May 28, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Matthew 16:18 Jesus established His Church. It is apart of Jesus and you can’t separate the Bride from Jesus. Religion is faith, belief, divinity, worship, creed, teaching, doctrine and theology and more..which are fruits that naturally come from "Religion" that you hate. What is Religion but the fruits of FAITH in Jesus. You cant say I hate my eyes but love my body when the eyes are apart of the body or I love my body but hate my eyes. Whoever says such things is not in truth.

  18. einblitz93 on May 28, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    God Help me! I believe that too!!

  19. theonemodifier on May 28, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    PLEASE REWRITE WITHOUT ALL THE STUPID FUCKING RHYMING AND YOUR FUCKING HAND GESTURES. YOUR MESSAGE IS TAINTED WITH ATTENTIONG SEEKING TO BE A RAP STAR. (FUCK) ps great message!

  20. Idk Idk on May 28, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    Romans 10:13

  21. K Scheib on May 28, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    Wow.

  22. Aschwin Wesselius on May 28, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    Religion: "Do as I say, not as I do"
    Jesus: "Do as I do, because I am the Way, the Truth, the Life….. If you have seen me, you have seen my Father who is in Heaven….. As so my Father sent me, so I will sent you and love one another as I have loved you and as how my Father loved me."

  23. Misses Smith on May 28, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    Moving!!!!!! Opened my eyes!!!!!

  24. Simon Vance on May 28, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    People have been ‘praying to Jesus’ for 2000 years and the world is full of corruption, greed, slavery and war, what does that say?

  25. ali Ahmed on May 28, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    But we need to save the world from CHRISTIAN EVAGELISM, CHRISTIANITY is the most powerful religion in the world and the MOST psychopathic and unforgiving and has always been and will always be.

    The MESSAGE of JESUS is about getting rid of some of RELIGIOUS aspects CHRISTIANITY is an EVIL FORCE IN THE PLANET. Jesus CHRIST is a MYTHOLOGICAL CONSTRUCTION invented by the ROMANS to pacify MESSIANIC JEWS for the benefit of the ROMANS WHO are sitting in ROME now in PALACES. Read JOSEPH ATWILL CEASAR MESSIAH. Jesus CHRIST is a MYTH once the ROMAN CATHOLIC power declines. Ppl will stop hearing about him . CHRISTIANITY is all about CHRISTIAN CLERGY and the POWER they have garnered THROUGHOUT HISTORY.

    The are preaching now the sermon of the MOUNT from a balcony filled with MILK AND HONEY AND GOLD asking ppl to holy see them in OBVIOUS CONTRADICTION to the HUMBLE teachings to Jesus. The MESSAGE of JESUS is not that difficult ppl are too hungry and bankrupt to bankroll KINGS living in this world in PALACES. Hell with THOSE tasteless CROWD.

  26. Next Big Thing on May 28, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    What if t told you Jesus is fake What if I told you Jesus was Asian What if I told you God Is Fake

  27. Maria Furnando on May 28, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    religious people are judgemental

  28. Shyne ByDesign on May 28, 2019 at 1:05 pm
  29. John Karmann on May 28, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    Eminem you aint.

  30. Titra Meveler on May 28, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    *John **14:15**-31*

  31. einblitz93 on May 28, 2019 at 1:07 pm

    And why are there hypocrites?

  32. Alexander R on May 28, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    I truly love this video, quick question, where’s this church ⛪?

  33. kimondi M on May 28, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Amazing explanation of what being a Christian really means

  34. Ki Kong on May 28, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    I am so in agreement with what you said bro. Get rid of religion and start loving Jesus Christ, Son of God, our saviour.

  35. theonemodifier on May 28, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    too much rhyming these days, why do kids think that’s a big deal? Its not.

  36. Idk Idk on May 28, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Ephesians 2 8-9 praise Jesus

  37. Hayley Luxton on May 28, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    i like your take, I don’t like the Christians who come with it.

  38. Lala Dee on May 28, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    My relationship with Jesus is my religion. I can’t explain it but it’s unfuckwithable. Jesus is my religion

  39. Death Before Sin on May 28, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    All this line of thinking does is give people an excuse to live a sinful life and still call themselves Christians. Religion comes from the word meaning relationship, because our relationship with God is on His terms, not on ours, and the true Church founded by Jesus Christ helps us to have a true relationship with God. And all this feel good emotional pansy beta male brand of Christianity does is allow people to make up their own religions so they can have a relationship with God in their own terms; interpreting scripture however they like to fashion a god in their own image. Jesus Christ Himself founded the Catholic Church and it is the only Church that compiled the Bible in the 300s but has never changed its interpretation of scripture. Without the Catholic Church, you are lost in a sea of your own prideful interpretations of scripture hoping yours is the correct one.

  40. theonemodifier on May 28, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    It’s not about Religion orJesus, it’s about rhyming words.

  41. Victoria Cedeno on May 28, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    "Religion is man searching for God, Christianity is God searching for man" I’m confused isn’t christianity considered a religion?? Someone pls explain don’t know if I’m misinterpreting this

  42. -_- Sage -_- on May 28, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    Jesus tells us to forsake all, give to the poor and go into all the world to preach the gospel to be a Christians.

  43. Greg Bond on May 28, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    Hindus believe their gods like Vishnu speak to them and protects them, Christian and Jews believe lord god is with them all the time and is the one true God, the Ainu people believed Tokapcup-kamuy was a great sun goddess and her husband is the moon god , the Norsemen use to believe Odin stood with them during battle and after life , west African Fon People believed the supreme ruler was Nana Buruku whom they felt deep down in their heart really exist. It’s all complete brainwash and fear of science, evolution which keeps showing proof and facts.

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