Praying from Matthew 15:9. Themes: Legalism, Hypocrisy, Worship

Dear God, please help me to worship you in truth and spirit, not in vain. May I always seek to follow your teachings and not be swayed by the rules made by men. Guide me to discern what is truly your doctrine and help me to live it out in my daily life. Amen.

Verse: And they worship me in vain, teaching as doctrine rules made by men.’”
Matthew 15:9

This is a Command. The verse commands the reader not to worship God in vain by teaching as doctrine rules made by men.