أمْثَالُ هؤلاءِ لا يَخْدُمُونَ رَبَّنَا المَسِيح، بَلْ بُطُونَهُم/such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites

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أَلوَيْلُ لَكُم، يَا عُلَمَاءَ التَّوْرَاة! لأَنَّكُم حَمَلْتُم مِفْتَاحَ المَعْرِفَة، فَأَنْتُم مَا دَخَلْتُم، وَمَنَعْتُمُ الَّذينَ يَدْخُلُون
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا11/من49حتى54/:”قالَ الرَبُّ يَسُوع: «لِهذَا قَالَتْ حِكْمَةُ الله: أُرْسِلُ إِلَيْهِم أَنْبِياءَ وَرُسُلاً، فَيَقْتُلُونَ مِنْهُم وَيَضطَهِدُون،  لِكَي يُطْلَبَ مِنْ هذا الجِيلِ دَمُ جَمِيعِ الأَنْبِيَاء، أَلَّذي سُفِكَ مُنْذُ إِنْشَاءِ العَالَم، مِنْ دَمِ هَابيلَ إِلى دَمِ زَكَرِيَّا، الَّذي قُتِلَ بَيْنَ المَذْبَحِ وَالهَيكَل. نَعَم، أَقُولُ لَكُم، إِنَّهُ سَيُطْلَبُ مِنْ هذَا الجِيل. أَلوَيْلُ لَكُم، يَا عُلَمَاءَ التَّوْرَاة! لأَنَّكُم حَمَلْتُم مِفْتَاحَ المَعْرِفَة، فَأَنْتُم مَا دَخَلْتُم، وَمَنَعْتُمُ الَّذينَ يَدْخُلُون». وَلَمَّا خَرَجَ يَسُوعُ مِنْ هُنَاك، بَدَأَ الكَتَبَةُ وَالفَرِّيسِيُّونَ يُضْمِرُونَ لَهُ حِقْدًا شَدِيدًا، وَيَسْتَدْرِجُونَهُ إِلى الكَلامِ عَلَى أُمُورٍ كَثِيرَة، وَيَتَرقَّبُونَهُ لِيَصْطَادُوهُ بِكَلِمَةٍ مِنْ فَمِهِ.”

أمْثَالُ هؤلاءِ لا يَخْدُمُونَ رَبَّنَا المَسِيح، بَلْ بُطُونَهُم، وَبالكَلِمَاتِ الحُلْوَةِ والأَقْوَالِ المَعْسُولَة، يَخْدَعُونَ قُلُوبَ الأَبْرِيَاء
رسالة القدّيس بولس إلى أهل رومة16/من17حتى20/:”يا إِخوتي، أُنَاشِدُكُم، أَيُّهَا الإِخْوَة، أَنْ تَحْذَرُوا الَّذينَ يُثِيرُونَ الٱنْقِسَامَاتِ والشُّكُوك، خِلاَفًا لِلتَّعليمِ الَّذي تَعَلَّمْتُمُوه. فَٱبْتَعِدُوا عَنْهُم. فأَمْثَالُ هؤلاءِ لا يَخْدُمُونَ رَبَّنَا المَسِيح، بَلْ بُطُونَهُم، وَبالكَلِمَاتِ الحُلْوَةِ والأَقْوَالِ المَعْسُولَة، يَخْدَعُونَ قُلُوبَ الأَبْرِيَاء. فإِنَّ طَاعَتَكُم قَدِ ٱشْتَهَرَتْ لَدَى الجَمِيع. فأَنَا إِذًا أَفْرَحُ بِكُم، ولكِنْ أُريدُ أَنْ تَكُونُوا حُكَمَاءَ في الخَيْر، وبُسَطَاءَ في الشَرّ. وَإِلهُ السَّلاَمِ يَسْحَقُ الشَّيْطَانَ عَاجِلاً تَحْتَ أَقْدَامِكُم. نِعْمَةُ رَبِّنَا يَسُوعَ المَسِيحِ تَكُونُ مَعَكُم”!

Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 11/49-54/:”Therefore also the Wisdom of God said, “I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute”, so that this generation may be charged with the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world, from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged against this generation. Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering.’ When he went outside, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile towards him and to cross-examine him about many things, lying in wait for him, to catch him in something he might say.”

For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded
Letter to the Romans 16/17-20/:”I urge you, brothers and sisters, to keep an eye on those who cause dissensions and offences, in opposition to the teaching that you have learned; avoid them. For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded. For while your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, I want you to be wise in what is good, and guileless in what is evil. The God of peace will shortly crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.”