Clean Your Heart – Part 1

Traditions verses Commandments

Scribes and Pharisees saw the oral traditions of ‘The Elders’ as authoritative:

They saw themselves as part of a succession of leaders passing on God’s will…

•70 Elders
•Tribes of Israel

Matthew 15:1-3 

15 Then some Pharisees and scribes *came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.” And He answered and said to them, “Why do you yourselves transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?


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