You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you:

“‘These people honor me with their lips,
    but their hearts are far from me.
They worship me in vain;
    their teachings are merely human rules.(A)[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 15:9 Isaiah 29:13

23 that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, who sent him.(A)

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16 who alone is immortal(A) and who lives in unapproachable light,(B) whom no one has seen or can see.(C) To him be honor and might forever. Amen.(D)

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12 In a loud voice they were saying:

“Worthy is the Lamb,(A) who was slain,(B)
    to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength
    and honor and glory and praise!”(C)

13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth(D) and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying:

“To him who sits on the throne(E) and to the Lamb(F)
    be praise and honor and glory and power,
for ever and ever!”(G)

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