"You shall not add to
the word which I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the
commandments of the Lord your God which I command you." Deuteronomy
will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to
their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up
for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the
truth, and be turned aside to fables."
Whatever I command you,
be careful to
observe it; you shall not add to it nor take away from it."
"Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him.
Do not add to His words, lest He rebuke you, and you be found a liar." Proverbs 30:5-6
"For I testify
to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If
anyone adds to these things, God will add to him the plagues that
are written in this book; and if anyone takes away from the words
of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from
the Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are
written in this book."
"I marvel that
you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, which is not another; but there are some who
trouble you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ. But even if we,
or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have
preached to you, let him be accursed.
we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any
other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be
For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please
men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of
"For we are
not, as so many, peddling the word of God; but as of
sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ."
works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication,
uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions,
jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions,
heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the
like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in
time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit
the kingdom of God."
"How can a
young man cleanse his way?
By taking heed according to Your word.
With my whole heart I have sought You;
Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!
Your word I have hidden in my heart,
That I might not sin against You."