Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and experts in religious law rejected God’s plan for them, for they had refused John’s baptism. Sometimes academics like it when they criticize the work of God and they receive applause for their skills in querying Christian practices. The excitement is good now but when judgement day comes, it will be one judged based on how they led the life while on earth. Jeremiah 8:9 These wise teachers will fall into the trap of their own foolishness, for they have rejected the word of the LORD. Are they so wise after all?