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Matthew 23

I. What leadership isn’t (1-10)

A. Hypocrisy, “They don’t do

B. Legalism (4), oral tradition went beyond Word

C. Arrogance/pride (5-7)

1. Marks of honor (phylacteries, Dt. 6, tassels, Num. 15)

2. Places of honor, up front

3. Titles of honor, rabbi

D. Why not use titles'

1. 1 teacher (implies all are learners)

2. 1 father (implies all are brothers)

3. 1 leader (implies all are followers)

II. What it is (11) becoming a servant

III What it brings (12) rewards, exaltation

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