The Scriptures could not be clearer. Do not add to God’s word, yet we have rampant ecumenism in the Evangelical church. We yoke with Rome and celebrate her “holidays” such as Christmas, Easter etc. and think nothing of it. Are we more influenced by our Pastors and those around us than by God’s Word? Is this a small thing? Where is our fear of God?
Proverbs 30:6 Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
Deuteronomy 4:2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.
Ye shall not add to the word which I command you, nether shall you diminish ought from it,….
as the Scribes and Pharisees did in Christ’s time, who by their traditions made the word of God of none effect,
as do the Papists also by their unwritten traditions;
Revelation 22:18-19 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
as the Pharisees did upon the law; and when unwritten traditions are made to be equal to it, or above it, as the same persons made the traditions of the elders, whereby they transgressed the law, and made the word of God of none effect, and so broke through the precept given, Deuteronomy 4:2
as do the Papists in like manner; and when men pretend to visions and revelations, and make them the rule of faith and practice, and to confirm things that are neither in this book, nor in any other part of the word of God;