The Lord Jesus Did Not Violate His Own Command Not to Call Another Person a Fool — Matthew 5:22 Versus Matthew 23:17
Here’s another great inbox question: In Jesus’ denunciation of the Jewish leaders in Matthew 23:16-22 he calls them fools twice. The Greek word is moros. This same word was used in Matthew 5:22 where Jesus said that anyone who calls someone a fool (moros) is liable to fiery Gehenna. Is Jesus violating His own command?