Our names are not written down in the Lamb’s Book of Life because we have put our faith in Jesus Christ. But rather, we come to the point of salvation because our names have been found already written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.
If we are walking according to God’s Word, we shouldn’t be afraid because the Lord is walking with us. This life at times will feel scary for some, but with Christ by our side, nothing can harm us unless God allows it for testing and strengthening our faith (James 1:2-4).
Jesus strongly loves His temple because there the people from all over the nations come to worship and seek the Lord’s face.
The word for “woe” in Greek is to express grief and the way it is used in verse 27, the grief is what the scribes and Pharisees will feel after their death in hell because of their hypocrisy. The reason the religious leaders were condemned by the Lord is because they were sending people to hell even though they knew the Scriptures.