Matthew 23: 5-6, 24-25

(2. Legalism emphasizes the externals and becomes preoccupied with trivia.)

5      They do all their deeds to be seen by the people; for they carry big Bibles and wear egregious religious lapel pins. (paraphrase!)

6     They love the place of honor at banquets and the chief seats in church.

24   You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

25   Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside they are full of sin and self indulgence.

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