from men, LORD, by your hand from men who belong to this world, whose reward is only in this life. But as for your treasured ones, may their stomachs be full, may their children have an abundance, and may they leave wealth to their offspring.
2 Timothy 3:2
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
Her priests have violated my Law and profaned my sacred things. They didn't differentiate between what's sacred and what's common. They didn't instruct others to discern clean from unclean things. They refused to keep my Sabbaths.
He measured a wall that encompassed all four sides, 500 hundred long and 500 wide, dividing between the sacred and common areas.
"Now many nations have gathered against you, saying, "Let her be defiled,' and "Let's look down on Zion.'
Its prophets are arrogant and treacherous. Its priests have contaminated the sanctuary. They give perverse interpretations of the Law.
Or haven't you read in the Law that on every Sabbath the priests in the Temple violate the Sabbath and yet are innocent?
They noticed that some of his disciples were eating with unclean hands, that is, without washing them.
So the Pharisees and the scribes asked Jesus, "Why don't your disciples live according to the tradition of the elders? Instead, they eat with unclean hands."
But Peter said, "Absolutely not, Lord, for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean!"
Again the voice came to him a second time, "You must stop calling unclean what God has made clean."
He told them, "You understand how wrong it is for a Jew to associate or visit with unbelievers. But God has shown me that I should stop calling anyone common or unclean,
But I replied, "Absolutely not, Lord, for nothing common or unclean has ever entered my mouth!'
Then the voice from heaven answered a second time, "You must stop calling common what God has made clean!'
For you have brought these men here, although they neither rob temples nor blaspheme our goddess.
and even tried to profane the Temple, but we arrested him.
1 Timothy 1:9
that is, if he understands that the Law is not intended for righteous people but for lawbreakers and rebels, for ungodly people and sinners, for those who are unholy and irreverent, for those who kill their fathers, their mothers, or other people,
If you make an altar of stone for me, you must not build it of cut stones, because if you strike it with your chisel, you will profane it.
They burned your sanctuary to the ground, desecrating your dwelling place.
You are to observe the Sabbath, because it's holy for you. Whoever profanes it is certainly to die; indeed, whoever does work on it is to be cut off from among his people.