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Replacing God’s Commands with Human Tradition – Mark 7:6-8

As far as the Pharisees were concerned, Jesus was not a very good Jew.  He seemed somewhat disinterested in following all of the traditions that had developed over the years, and they took offense with this.  Eventually they challenged him over his disregard of their traditions and received the following in response. He replied, “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: “‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.’ You have let go of the commands of …

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