Denunciation of the Pharisees and Scholars
of the Law
a strong challenge to the Pharisees who ask him why his disciples don’t perform
the ritual washing before the meal. They may have clean hands, but do they have
clean hearts? The internal disposition of a person is more important, and it directs
Prayer: Help me to love those to whom I am only able
to relate on a superficial level. You know their hearts as you know mine and
love them as much as you love me.