in vain
1 Samuel 12:21
and do not turn aside after vain things which cannot profit or save, for they are vain.
Malachi 3:14
You have said, `It is vain to serve God. What is the good of our keeping his charge or of walking as in mourning before the LORD of hosts?
Matthew 6:7
"And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.
Matthew 15:9
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 your faith is in vain.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Titus 3:9
But avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels over the law, for they are unprofitable and futile.
James 1:26
If any one thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this man's religion is vain.
James 2:20
Do you want to be shown, you shallow man, that faith apart from works is barren?
the commandments
Deuteronomy 12:32
"Everything that I command you you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to it or take from it.
Colossians 2:22
(referring to things which all perish as they are used), according to human precepts and doctrines?
1 Timothy 4:1-3
1
Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
2
through the pretensions of liars whose consciences are seared,
3
who forbid marriage and enjoin abstinence from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.
Revelation 14:11
And the smoke of their torment goes up for ever and ever; and they have no rest, day or night, these worshipers of the beast and its image, and whoever receives the mark of its name."
Revelation 14:12
Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
Revelation 22:18
I warn every one who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if any one adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,