Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when you pray, do not use empty repetitions as the Gentiles do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
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 in vain and so is your faith.
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and quarrels about the Law, for they are unprofitable and useless.
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 know, O foolish man, that faith without works is useless?
(referring to things which are all destined perish with use), according to human commandments and teachings?
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
And the smoke of their torment goes up for ever 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 warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,