Then Sha’ul said to him, “G-d will strike you, you whitewashed wall! Will you sit there judging me according to the Torah, yet in violation of the Torah order me to be struck?”
We must live consistently. If others are straying from godliness, we can not bring them back by abandoning godliness ourselves. We must find a way to win our brothers and sisters over with love. Praying for those far off and showing them love is the narrow way to redemption.