Jesus reserved his harshest words for the religious leaders of his day. Understanding what upset him helps us to see the potential hazards that come with seeking religion for its own sake.
Are there times when our perceived religious duty actually causes another person to stumble in their faith?
What responsibility do believers have to judge those outside of the church, especially those who are not believers?
How are we to judge those who are part of the church? Is there a responsibility that we have when it comes to dealing with fellow believers?
One of the main criticisms of Christianity is our tendency to be judgmental. How are we to “judge” the people and circumstances around us?