The Borders of God’s Law

The Pharisees were not perfect law keepers (7) {You hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, (8) This people draw near unto me with their mouth, and honor me with {their} lips; but their heart is far from me. (9) But in vain they do worship me, teaching {for} doctrines the commandments of men.(Mt. 15:9)

Indeed, their hearts were in error. There law keeping was also flawed. Usually, the two are connected. Line Drawing alone was not error, God had encouraged such knowledge (Nu. 15:32-36). The spirit of Christ obliges us to avoid borders

There is a reel standard (2) Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread. (3) But he answered and said unto them, Why do you also transgress the commandments of God by your tradition? (Mt. 15:2-3) The Law and proper interpretation are the standard. The Pharisees had improperly delineated

It is constant and consistent, the Pharisees were in error because of hypocrisy MAT 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay {them} on men’s shoulders; but they {themselves} will not move them with one of their fingers. (KJV)

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead {men’s} bones, and of all uncleanness. (Mt. 23:27)

They made strange partnerships against Jesus

MARK 3:6 And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him. (KJV)

God is Good, Love you all.
In Jesus name, amen and amen.
Kevin J.