February 12 Matthew 15:1-20


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February 12

Matthew 15:1-20 (ESV)

Traditions and Commandments

15:1 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,” [1] he need not honor his father.’So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the word [2] of God. You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said:

“‘This people honors me with…

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