See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition,
according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to the word.
You shall not behave thus toward the LORD your God,
for every abominable act which the LORD hates they have done for their gods...
Otherwise, they will teach you to follow all the detestable things they do in worshiping their gods, and you will sin against the LORD your God.
"Now when they fall they will be granted a little help,
and many will join with them in hypocrisy.
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.
"You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God. wedding dress with detachable skirt
For such as these are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive.
Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things.
...Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another;
they make peace with their enemy and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy,
and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy,
and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
2 Corinthians 6:17