The Amazing Destructive Power of Tradition

Tradition and culture are revered around the world. We create traditions then we carry them through over the years blindly. If our traditions last long enough they take on an air of holiness. Others will write of our traditions. Some will with baited curiosity examine and study our traditions thus adding to their importance. In many instances those very traditions are burying, blinding and bamboozling the practitioners. What are the dangers of blindly following such traditions?

After more than thirty years of studying the Bible I can say with full assurance that Jesus Christ never contradicted himself. There is one instance where it would seem that he did but after careful examination I found that rather than a contradiction it ends up being more of an enigma.

In Matthew 24:35 Jesus said