Pharisee by Accident

The first thing of notice from Larry Osborne’s book (that applies to everyone) are the numerous endorsements. There are thirty-six to be exact! The most interesting endorsement comes from the author’s mother; “Larry’s Mom”. 

“This is truly an amazing book. Such wisdom is hard to find. If you don’t like it, something is seriously wrong with you. You need to get right with God.” – Larry’s Mom

I find that to be a counteractive to the title of the book. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot! Sticking your foot in your mouth! Taking 2 steps forward but 3 steps back…

If you can get past that one endorsement, you, as a reader are in for a challenge of the heart. Osborne writes about what isn’t new, but what is often prevalent in the life of a believer. It is mainly pride, that Osborne implies about. It sneaks into the life of a believer and causes the believer to become an enforcer of law rather than a dispenser of grace. 

Every believer knows how this can creep into one’s life and seep out in behaviors and motives. 

I would recommend this book for the purpose of perspective in one’s life and to help motivate personal evaluation and repentance.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.




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