"When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do . . . I tell you the truth, they have r
What reward? The reward of living high in the community estimate. The lengths people will go; the contortions some endure in order to win public approval is remarkable. But the prize is not much at all really. Flattery easily becomes scorn. Dedicated behavior also has a short shelf life when it does not reflect values that are ultimate and eternal.