February 6, 2018

Mark 7:1-13

Jesus cleverly turns the question of the Pharisees and scribes back on them. Jesus challenges their false piety. They are critical of the disciple’s lack of attention to the purification rituals. He calls them hypocrites, more attached to their own traditions than to God’s law.

You might have been talking to me. I do everything I am supposed to do. I follow every law and prescription, but all too often I am only “paying lip service” to the kind of person you call me to be.

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