Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For circumcision verily profits if thou keep the law, but if thou art a rebel to the law, thy circumcision is made into a foreskin.
And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die; and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
For what has the wise more than the fool? what more has the poor that knows how to walk among the living?
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? shall the LORD say. I am full of the burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts; and I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he goats.
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God, and what profit is it that we have kept his law and that we walk mournfully before the LORD of the hosts?
1 Corinthians 15:32
If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what does it advantage me, if the dead do not rise? let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.
Be not taken out of the way with diverse and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, not with foods which have not profited those that have been occupied with them.
Have ye not known? Have ye not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not been taught since the land was founded?