27 And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you; 28 for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” (RSV) — [Unfinished]
32 But I say to you that every one who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, makes her an adulteress; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. (RSV) — (Parallel Passages: Matthew 19:9, Mark 10:11-12, Luke 16:18) Evan: The Catholic Church does not allow divorce for any reason, and yet Christ… Continue reading Matthew 5:32
9 And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for unchastity, and marries another, commits adultery. (RSV) — See Matthew 5:32.
1 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, 2 “Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” 3 He answered them, “And why do you transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? 4 For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and… Continue reading Matthew 15:1-9 [Unfinished]
2 “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; 3 so practice and observe whatever they tell you, but not what they do; for they preach, but do not practice. (RSV) — Cait: Christ references the scribes’ and Pharisees’ position on “Moses’ seat,” and affirms that because of this they have a teaching authority which… Continue reading Matthew 23:2-3
23 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law, justice and mercy and faith; these you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. (RSV) — [Unfinished]
And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words. (RSV) — Evan: While modern translation say “empty phrases,” I prefer the King James rendering “vain repetitions.” In either translation the use of “many words” is being called out. Catholics… Continue reading Matthew 6:7