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Isaiah 29:13
And the Lord said: "Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men learned by rote;
Isaiah 48:1
Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came forth from the loins of Judah; who swear by the name of the LORD, and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right.
Isaiah 48:2
For they call themselves after the holy city, and stay themselves on the God of Israel; the LORD of hosts is his name.
Isaiah 58:1-3
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"Cry aloud, spare not, lift up your voice like a trumpet; declare to my people their transgression, to the house of Jacob their sins.
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Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that did righteousness and did not forsake the ordinance of their God; they ask of me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to God.
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`Why have we fasted, and thou seest it not? Why have we humbled ourselves, and thou takest no knowledge of it?' Behold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure, and oppress all your workers.
Ezekiel 33:30-32
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"As for you, son of man, your people who talk together about you by the walls and at the doors of the houses, say to one another, each to his brother, `Come, and hear what the word is that comes forth from the LORD.'
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And they come to you as people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear what you say but they will not do it; for with their lips they show much love, but their heart is set on their gain.
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And, lo, you are to them like one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice and plays well on an instrument, for they hear what you say, but they will not do it.
Matthew 7:15
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Matthew 23:27
So you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
Matthew 23:28
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
Romans 2:20-24
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a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of children, having in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
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you then who teach others, will you not teach yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal?
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You who say that one must not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
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You who boast in the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?
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For, as it is written, "The name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you."
1 Timothy 5:8
If any one does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his own family, he has disowned the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but they deny him by their deeds; they are detestable, disobedient, unfit for any good deed.
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2 Timothy 2:16
Avoid such godless chatter, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness,
2 Timothy 2:23
Have nothing to do with stupid, senseless controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.
Romans 16:17
I appeal to you, brethren, to take note of those who create dissensions and difficulties, in opposition to the doctrine which you have been taught; avoid them.
Romans 16:18
For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by fair and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded.
Ephesians 4:14
so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness in deceitful wiles.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is living in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you received from us.
2 Thessalonians 3:14
If any one refuses to obey what we say in this letter, note that man, and have nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed.
1 Timothy 6:5
and wrangling among men who are depraved in mind and bereft of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of gain.
Titus 3:10
As for a man who is factious, after admonishing him once or twice, have nothing more to do with him,
2 John 1:10-12
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If any one comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into the house or give him any greeting;
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for he who greets him shares his wicked work.
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Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink, but I hope to come to see you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.