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He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw nigh unto me , and with their mouth and with their lips to honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men which hath been taught them ;
Ye hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy of you, saying,
And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Spirit through Isaiah the prophet unto your fathers,
But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye enter not in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering in to enter.
And the Lord said unto him, Now ye the Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but do them not; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their gain.
They shall cry unto me, My God, we Israel know thee.
But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in yourselves.
Ye do the works of your father. They said unto him, We were not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.
If I had not done among them the works which none other did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.
2 Timothy 3:5
holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.
They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
What doth it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but have not works? can that faith save him?