JESUS said:

Matthew 23:6 ALWAYS SPECIAL TREATMENT

And they love the place of honor at feasts and the best seats in the synagogues

Luke 20:46 …PLAYING IMPORTANT

“Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Matthew 23:5 …DISPLAY OF THEIR  DEEDS

They do all their deeds to be seen by others. For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long,

Matthew 23:1-39 DONT DO WHAT THEY DO

Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, so practice and observe whatever they tell you—but not what they do. For they preach, but do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger. They do all their deeds to be seen by others. For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, …

2 Timothy 4:1-5 …FULFILL YOUR MINISTRY

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. ….. As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Matthew 23:25 ….HYPOCRITES…VERY GREEDY

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgen

Matthew 23:13 ….SHUT THE KINGDOM…

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in.

Matthew 23:23 ….YOU NEGLECT JUS TICE & MERCY

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.

Matthew 15:8-9 …..HONORING ME WITH THEIR LIPS

“‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’”

Titus 1:16 ….THEY DENY MY BY THEIR WORKS ….

They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good work.

Revelation 3:17 ….POOR BLIND AND NAKED

For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.

Isaiah 29:13 …..HEARTS  FAR  FROM  ME

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

Matthew 23:1-39 ….DO NOT FOLLOW THEIR WAYS & DEEDS

Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, so practice and observe whatever they tell you—but not what they do. For they preach, but do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger. They do all their deeds to be seen by others. For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, …

Mark 12:15 …..SHOW ME THE  FACE  OF MONEY

But, knowing their hypocrisy, he said to them, “Why put me to the test? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it.”

Luke 14:7-11  ……….FRONT SEAT ALWAYS

Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the places of honor, saying to them, “When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in a place of honor, lest someone more distinguished than you be invited by him, and he who invited you both will come and say to you, ‘Give your place to this person,’ and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest place. But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when your host comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at table with you. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Luke 12:1 …LAVEN OF THE PHARISEES

In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Matthew 23:15 …THEY ARE PROSELYTE

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.