Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
Though they plan evil against you, though they devise mischief, they will not succeed.
And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men.” And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.
1 Chronicles 16:29
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;
The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, These are the appointed feasts of the Lord that you shall proclaim as holy convocations; they are my appointed feasts.
From new moon to new moon, and from Sabbath to Sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before me, declares the Lord.
Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the Lord our God is holy!
Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!
All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.
All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.
Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”
1 John 2:6
Whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.
1 John 2:1
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy of you, when he said: “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’”