Scripture and Tradition (2)

November 15, 2020

Bible Text: Mark 7:9-13 |


For a second time the pharisees question Jesus about the “unlawful behavior of His disciples; for the second time Jesus takes the opportunity to point out their unlawful behavior before the Law of God. The warning in Mark 7:9 is as applicable today as it was then: “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions.” What, if anything, have we elevated to the level of the authority of God’s Word when it comes to life and belief? Customs, traditions, tastes, preferences, the opinions of others-all vie for the position of authority. What place does the Bible have in our everyday lives?

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