Quote by E. Stanley Jones

Here is a quote from the end of my message last night called Tradition. Regarding the Pharisees in Mark 7:1-13, E. Stanley Jones writes:

They came all the way from Jerusalem to meet Him, and their life attitudes were so negative and faultfinding that all they saw was unwashed hands. They couldn’t see the greatest movement of redemption that had ever touched our planet—a movement that was cleansing the minds and souls and bodies of men. … Their big eyes were opened wide to the little and marginal, and blind to the big . . . They left a criticism; He left a conversion. They picked flaws, He picked followers” – E. Stanley Jones, Growing Spiritually, p. 109.

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