Clean and Unclean

Summary: Jesus said, don’t follow the ways of man and his traditions, follow God’s commandments; you are unclean by your actions, the words from your mouth, not because you didn’t wash your hands!
Mt 15:1-20 – The Pharisees, (Scribes and Pharisees in the time of Christ, who began to honor and hold traditions and the commandments of men, even over the commandments of God) asked Jesus why his followers didn’t follow the tradition of washing their hands before they ate. Jesus replied to the Pharisees & teachers with another question, 15:3 “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?… you nullify the word of God for the sake of your tradition.” Continue reading Clean and Unclean