These people give me honour with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
For this reason God gave them up to the evil desires of their hearts, working shame in their bodies with one another:
God gave them up to the evil desires
Because by them the true word of God was changed into that which is false, and they gave worship and honour to the thing which is made, and not to him who made it, to whom be blessing for ever. So be it.
Saying, Where is the King of the Jews whose birth has now taken place? We have seen his star in the east and have come to give him worship.
Because I took you up out of the dust, and made you ruler over my people Israel; and you have gone in the ways of Jeroboam, and made my people Israel do evil, moving me to wrath by their sins;
1 Kings 16:2
And Gideon made an ephod from them and put it up in his town Ophrah; and all Israel went after it there and were false to the Lord; and it became a cause of sin to Gideon and his house.
And after the death of Gideon, the children of Israel again went after the gods of Canaan and were false to the Lord, and made Baal-berith their god.
So now, I have come here with the first of the fruits of the earth which you, O Lord, have given me. Then you will put it down before the Lord your God and give him worship
1)Rev 22:9 And he said to me, See you do it not; I am a brother-servant with you and with your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book: give worship to God. 2)1Co 10:31 So then, if it is a question of food or drink, or any other thing, whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
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|1.||↑||Rev 22:9 And he said to me, See you do it not; I am a brother-servant with you and with your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book: give worship to God.|
|2.||↑||1Co 10:31 So then, if it is a question of food or drink, or any other thing, whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.|
Joh 4:21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
It is right, our Lord and our God, for you to have glory and honour and power: because by you were all things made, and by your desire they came into being.
Revelation 4:11 BBE
And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.