TRADITION & Humorous examples of the differences between the rule of the law and the spirit of the law.

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: In Jesus’ discussions about the Pharisees, he often pointed out that they were meticulous in obeying law, but they did not practice the purpose or spirit behind it (Mark 2:3–28, 3:1–6; 2 Corinthians 3:6).

A humorous example comes from a recent New York City law that permitted on the subway only those dogs that could fit in a bag. Now that’s the letter of the law. But the spirit of the law was to keep large dogs, and they’re leavings 😉 away from the subways.

However, enjoy below some of the ways that creative New Yorkers obeyed the letter of the law, and not the spirit.

Frames Etc. Facebook, 9/24/21