Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
"'As for you, O house of Israel, this is what the sovereign Lord says: Each of you go and serve your idols, if you will not listen to me. But my holy name will not be profaned again by your sacrifices and your idols.
"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.
and they worship me in vain, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.'"
"But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenth of your mint, rue, and every herb, yet you neglect justice and love for God! But you should have done these things without neglecting the others.
The one who slaughters a bull also strikes down a man; the one who sacrifices a lamb also breaks a dog's neck; the one who presents an offering includes pig's blood with it; the one who offers incense also praises an idol. They have decided to behave this way; they enjoy these disgusting practices.
The wicked person's sacrifice is an abomination; how much more when he brings it with evil intent!
1 Corinthians 11:17
Now in giving the following instruction I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.
Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from goodwill.
How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness, and insulted him in the desert!
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
I will denounce your so-called righteousness and your deeds, but they will not help you.