Speaking of those who substitute a man made commandment for one of Gods

commandments, what kind of worship does Christ say they render? "But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men." Matt. 15:9.

Concerning what commandment did Christ reprove the Pharisees on that occasion? "For God commanded, saying, Honor thy father and mother; ...but ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; and honor not his father or his mother, he shall be free." Matt. 15:4-6.

What was the result of their course? "Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition." Matt. 15:6.

What question did the disciples soon afterward ask Christ concerning what He had said? "Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?" Matt. 15:12.

What answer did the Saviour make? "But He answered and said, Every plant which My heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up." Matt. 15:13.

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