Good teachers appreciate honest questions. It is important that we learn to approach the Scriptures with an honest heart and sincere mind always seeking the Truth.
Matthew 15:1-2 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.
And now, Admonition.
Matthew Chapter 15, we read this: Then the scribes and the Pharisees who were from Jerusalem came to Jesus saying..." One of the things that we learn about teachers is good teachers appreciate questions. When students come to teachers with honest questions, we value those questions and we take the opportunity to answer those questions with legitimate and proper answers. But these people weren't coming to Jesus with legitimate questions. They were coming to Jesus with accusations that proved that they did not understand God's word.
We need to be those who recognize that when we ask questions about God's word and about God, we need to be honest with our questions and righteous in our hearts.