Grace Martial Arts

Then, in the hearing of all the people, He said to His disciples, ‘Beware of the scribes, who desire to go around in long robes, love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts,  who devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.” Luke 20:45-47

Jesus warned His followers of something they saw, but couldn’t see. People saw the religious scribes walking around in their long robes, basking in the attention they received in the marketplaces, synagogues and feasts. Jesus, being God, saw something else. He saw the greed and hypocrisy of their hearts and minds and how dangerous they were to the spiritual health and wellbeing of God’s people. Jesus saw the futility of their religious practices. Because Jesus could ‘see’ what His followers could not see, He warned…

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