Matthew 15:8-9 (KJV)
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their
But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Notice that these people wanted to worship God, but Jesus said it was in vain. Three causes for vain worship are revealed:
They drew nigh improperly
They used their mouths and their lips. Where were their feet, and their hands? Even more importantly…
Their heart was far from God
Faith is a heart thing. It’s never the head, it’s never the stomach. It’s not even the hands and feet.
They taught the wrong
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