Keep thy foot when thou go to the house of God, for to draw near to hear is better than to give the sacrifice of fools. For they know not that they do evil.
And he said, Do not draw near here. Put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou stand is holy ground.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
a God very awesome in the council of the holy ones, and to be feared above all those who are round about him?
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination. How much more when he brings it with a wicked mind!
When ye come to appear before me, who has required this at your hand--to trample my courts?
He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye flesh.
For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
Immediately therefore I sent to thee, and thou did well having come. Now therefore we are all present in the sight of God, to hear all the things commanded thee by God.
1 Corinthians 11:22
For have ye no houses to eat and to drink in? Or do ye disparage the church of God, and humiliate those not having? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you in this? I do not praise you.
For when we sin willfully after taking the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,
Therefore, receiving an immovable kingdom, we may have grace, through which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and awe.
Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
1 Peter 2:1-2
Therefore, having put off all evil and all deceit and hypocrisies and envies and all evil speaking,
And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought an offering to LORD of the fruit of the ground.
And Jacob awoke out of his sleep, and he said, Surely LORD is in this place, and I did not know it.
Then Moses said to Aaron, This is it that LORD spoke, saying, I will be sanctified in those who come near me. And I will be glorified before all the people. And Aaron remained silent.
And the captain of LORD's army said to Joshua, Put off thy shoe from off thy foot, for the place on which thou stand is holy. And Joshua did so.
1 Samuel 13:12-13
therefore I said, Now the Philistines will come down upon me to Gilgal, and I have not entreated the favor of LORD. I forced myself therefore, and offered the burnt-offering.
1 Samuel 15:21-22
But the people took of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the chief of the devoted things, to sacrifice to LORD thy God in Gilgal.
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up, so that he did corruptly, and he trespassed against LORD his God. For he went into the temple of LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, and thy burnt-offerings [being] continually before me.
Oh that there was among you who would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, says LORD of hosts, nor will I accept an offering at your hand.
But these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, examining the Scriptures daily, if it has these things this way.