The Church of Almighty God | “The City Will be Overthrown” (2) – Why Has Woe Befallen the Hypocritical Pharisees?
It is recorded in the Bible that the Lord Jesus condemned the Pharisees with the seven woes. Nowadays, the path walked by the pastors and elders of the religious world is that of the Pharisees and they similarly suffer God’s detestation and rejection. So why did the Lord Jesus condemn and curse the Pharisees? It was primarily because they had a hypocritical essence that defied God, because they only paid attention to performing religious rituals and keeping rules, they only explained the rules and doctrines in the Bible and did not put God’s words into practice or follow God’s commandments whatsoever, and they even discarded God’s commandments. Everything they did completely ran counter to God’s will and requirements. This was the hypocritical essence of the Pharisees and it was the primary reason for the Lord Jesus hating and cursing them. Continue reading