Jesus had no time for ritual or anything else that did not have an impact on people directly. Jesus could see the religious leaders wasting their time worried about trivial things while the people around them suffered and lived hopelessly. Jesus could see how they would eventually be passed up because of their stubbornness. In Matthew 21:28-31 He shares the parable of the Two Sons and He finishes with this final statement in verse 31, “I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.” This is a powerful indictment on the religious leaders and how they completely missed the mark on who the Messiah really was and His purpose. Let us not get caught up in the things that do not matter and have no impact on eternity.