Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
1 Samuel 12:21
You must not turn aside, for then you would go after
futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile.
You have said, ‘It is
vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the Lord of hosts?
“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
‘But in vain do they worship Me, Teaching as .’” doctrines the precepts of men
1 Corinthians 15:14
if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain.
avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not
bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless.
But are you willing to recognize,
you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless?
Whatever I command you, you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to nor take away from it.
(which all refer
to things destined to perish with use)—in accordance with the commandments and teachings of men?
1 Timothy 4:1
the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.”
I testify to everyone who hears
the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book;