How do I read the Bible? Pharisee or Follower
How do I read the word of God? Pharisee or Follower
The Pharisees were splitting hairs with their technicalities about reaping, threshing, and winnowing. They failed to understand compassion for people’s basic needs (in this case, the disciples’ hunger; cf. Deut. 23:24–25), but were intense in their concern for the sacrifices. Jesus reminded them of the words in Hosea 6:6, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, that is, inner spiritual vitality, not mere external formality.
Jesus the messiah Loves God and God’s glory above all things
Their misplaced desires were in sync with satan
pertaining to being unfaithful to one’s earlier and true beliefs—‘unfaithful