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The Pharisees and some of the scribes gathered around Him when they had come from Jerusalem,
Then some Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said,
Then the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with their words And honor Me with their lip service, But they remove their hearts far from Me, And their reverence for Me consists of tradition learned by rote,
Then it happened that as Jesus was reclining at the table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were dining with Jesus and His disciples.
And it happened that He was reclining at the table in his house, and many tax collectors and sinners were dining with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many of them, and they were following Him.
And Levi gave a big reception for Him in his house; and there was a great crowd of tax collectors and other people who were reclining at the table with them.
He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.
And He answered and said to them, "Why do you yourselves transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?
Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples,
Now when He had spoken, a Pharisee asked Him to have lunch with him; and He went in, and reclined at the table.
And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:
As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.
But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,
"Now therefore, what do I have here," declares the LORD, "seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?" Again the LORD declares, "Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed all day long.
And someone came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?"
As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
A ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat.
Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain.
They went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and began to teach.
And He came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and He was teaching them on the Sabbath;
And He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
It happened that when He went into the house of one of the leaders of the Pharisees on the Sabbath to eat bread, they were watching Him closely.
After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Jesus answered them, "I did one deed, and you all marvel.
Early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people were coming to Him; and He sat down and began to teach them.
But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.
One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, "What commandment is the foremost of all?"
"But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.
For indeed circumcision is of value if you practice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
Samuel said, "Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.
For You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it; You are not pleased with burnt offering.
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.
"What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?" Says the LORD. "I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle; And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.
Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat flesh.
For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies.
With what shall I come to the LORD And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves?
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.
The woman said to Him, "Sir, I perceive that You are a prophet.
Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.
Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
So also it is written, "The first MAN, Adam, BECAME A LIVING SOUL " The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
and are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the sons of Israel would not look intently at the end of what was fading away.
For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because of its weakness and uselessness
Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
"Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah,