Hook: Which religious practices tend to confuse you? How can these traditions fool people about their true spiritual condition?
Book: Each accusation of Jesus revealed the leaders’ emphasis on external rules, which disguised their lack of internal conformity. They could fool people but not Jesus, who knew their lack of genuine faith. The saddest part is that they hindered those who were entering Christ’s way.
Took: Why do people even bother with religious practices when they don’t really believe? Can you identify traditions or opinions in your life that may be hindering the spiritual growth of others?