Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
The sovereign master says, "These people say they are loyal to me; they say wonderful things about me, but they are not really loyal to me. Their worship consists of nothing but man-made ritual.
Listen to this, O family of Jacob, you who are called by the name 'Israel,' and are descended from Judah, who take oaths in the name of the Lord, and invoke the God of Israel -- but not in an honest and just manner.
"Shout loudly! Don't be quiet! Yell as loud as a trumpet! Confront my people with their rebellious deeds; confront Jacob's family with their sin!
"But as for you, son of man, your people (who are talking about you by the walls and at the doors of the houses) say to one another, 'Come hear the word that comes from the Lord.'
"Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean.
an educator of the senseless, a teacher of little children, because you have in the law the essential features of knowledge and of the truth --
1 Timothy 5:8
But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.
2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid profane chatter, because those occupied with it will stray further and further into ungodliness,
Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who create dissensions and obstacles contrary to the teaching that you learned. Avoid them!
So we are no longer to be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who craftily carry out their deceitful schemes.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
But we command you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from any brother who lives an undisciplined life and not according to the tradition they received from us.
1 Timothy 6:5
and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a way of making a profit.
Reject a divisive person after one or two warnings.
2 John 1:10
If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house and do not give him any greeting,
However, you may not eat the following animals among those that chew the cud or those that have divided hooves: the camel, the hare, and the rock badger. (Although they chew the cud, they do not have divided hooves and are therefore ritually impure to you).
The man said to him, "Teacher, I have wholeheartedly obeyed all these laws since my youth."
They will never follow a stranger, but will run away from him, because they do not recognize the stranger's voice."