Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Bible References

In vain

Matthew 6:7
And when you pray, do not repeat empty phrases as the heathen do, for they imagine that their prayers will be heard if they use words enough.
Matthew 15:9
But their worship of me is all in vain, For the lessons they teach are but human precepts.' "
1 Corinthians 15:14
and if Christ was not raised, there is nothing in our message; there is nothing in our faith either,
Titus 3:9
But have nothing to do with foolish controversies, pedigrees, strife, and wrangles about the Law, for they are profitless and futile.
James 1:26
If anyone thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives himself, his religious observances are of no account.
James 2:20
But do you want proof, my senseless friend, that faith without good deeds amounts to nothing?

The commandments

1 Timothy 4:1
The Spirit distinctly says that in later times some will turn away from the faith, and devote their attention to deceitful spirits and the things that demons teach
Revelation 14:11
The smoke of their torture will go up forever and ever, and they will have no rest night or day??hese worshipers of the animal and its statue, and any who bear the mark of its name."
Revelation 22:18
I warn everyone who hears the message of prophecy in this book read, that if anyone adds anything to it, God will inflict upon him the plagues that are described in this book;