Woes unto the Pharisees, Scribes and Lawyers

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Woe on their Practices
"Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone." Luke 11:42

Woe on their Position
"Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets." Luke 11:43

Woe on their Pretence
"Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them." Luke 11:44

Woe on their Precepts
"Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers." Luke 11:46

Woe on their Piety
"Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them." Luke 11:47

Woe on their Power
"Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered." Luke 11:52


1 comment

hey bro,

sorry, I thought I should let you know that I had given thoughts on the first woes on the Pharisees rue and mint and herbs, I thought it to be woes on their proportions...

Anyway, thanks for the post..

August 10, 2009 at 10:03 AM

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