Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
and who swallow up the property of widows and then mask their wickedness by making long prayers: these men will receive far heavier punishment."
2 Timothy 3:6
Among them are included the men who make their way into private houses and carry off weak women as their prisoners--women who, weighed down by the burden of their sins, are led by ever-changing caprice,
Meanwhile the people had come streaming towards Him by tens of thousands, so that they were trampling one another under foot. And now He proceeded to say to His disciples first, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, that is to say, beware of hypocrisy.
Blind Pharisee, first wash clean the inside of the cup or dish, and then the outside will be clean also.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For, as you are well aware, we have never used the language of flattery nor have we found pretexts for enriching ourselves--God is our witness;
2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, profane. They will be disobedient to parents, thankless, irreligious,
They profess to know God; but in their actions they disown Him, and are detestable and disobedient men, and for any good work are utterly useless.
"I tell you that it will be more endurable for Sodom on the great day than for that town.
And that servant who has been told his Master's will and yet made no preparation and did not obey His will, will receive many lashes.
Only I tell you that it will be more endurable for Tyre and Sidon on the day of Judgement than for you.
Do not be eager, my brethren, for many among you to become teachers; for you know that we teachers shall undergo severer judgement.
and love the best seats at a dinner party or in the synagogues,