greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called ‘Rabbi’ by people.
When her owners saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to the authorities.
So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and with those who worshiped God and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there.
When he went out about nine in the morning, he saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing.
He went into the temple complex and began to throw out those who were selling, and He said, “It is written, My house will be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves!” Every day He was teaching in the temple complex. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people were looking for a way to destroy Him, read more.
but they could not find a way to do it, because all the people were captivated by what they heard.
He also said in His teaching, “Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes, and who want greetings in the marketplaces,
“To what should I compare this generation? It’s like children sitting in the marketplaces who call out to each other:
So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.
1 Peter 3:3-4
Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes. Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.
They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to each other:We played the flute for you,
but you didn’t dance;
we sang a lament,
but you didn’t weep!