Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
‘ But in vain do they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’
“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they
do not wash their hands when they eat bread.”
was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries among my countrymen, being more extremely zealous for my ancestral traditions.
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that you were not
redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
The Pharisees and their scribes began grumbling at His disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?”