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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