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In Colossians 2:23, "a show of wisdom in will-worship," for ethelothreskia), a word found nowhere else but formed exactly like "will-worship": worship originating in the human will as opposed to the divine, arbitrary religious acts, worthless despite their difficulty of performance.

1479. ethelothreskia -- self-willed (arbitrary and unwarranted) ...
... voluntary worship. From ethelo and threskeia; voluntary (arbitrary and unwarranted)
piety, ie Sanctimony -- will worship. see GREEK ethelo. see GREEK threskeia. ...
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Serapion and his Extant Works.
... reached us only those addressed to a certain Domninus, who, in the time of persecution,
fell away from faith in Christ to the Jewish will-worship; [1833] and ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xii serapion and his extant.htm

The Knowledge that God Is, Combined with the Knowledge that He is ...
... Therefore, his soul abhors will-worship, devised by men out of ignorant zeal or
superstition, though there might seem much devotion in it, and much affection ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/lecture xi the knowledge that.htm

The Practice of Piety; Directing a Christian How to Walk that He ...
... Unless that a man doth truly know God, he neither can nor will worship him
aright: for how can a man love him whom he knoweth not? ...
/.../bayly/the practice of piety/the practice of piety directing.htm

Jesus Talks with a Samaritan Woman
... Jews say that Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship." Jesus said to
her, "Woman, believe me, the time will come when you will worship the Father ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/jesus talks with a samaritan.htm

From the First Chapter.
... Whence also the prophet anticipated this, and said: "We will worship in the place
where His feet have stood." [2248] Because where they first of all stood and ...
/.../commentary on the apocolypse of the blessed john/from the first chapter.htm

... 3. "I will worship toward Thy holy Temple" (ver.2). What holy Temple? That where
we shall dwell, where we shall worship. For we hasten that we may adore. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxxviii.htm

If it is So Very Important. . . ?
... us, and one dear old grandmother put her arms round me, and stroked my face with
her wrinkled old hand, and said, "Don't be troubled; we will worship your God. ...
/.../wilson-carmichael/things as they are/chapter xvii if it is.htm

Of Vows. The Miserable Entanglements Caused by Vowing Rashly.
... In regard in the first, we should consider that we have to do with God, whom our
obedience so delights, that he abominates all will-worship, how specious and ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 13 of vows the.htm

Psalm V.
... 9. "I will worship at Thy holy temple, in Thy fear." "At the temple," we
understand as, "near" the temple. For he does not say, I ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm v.htm

... with the original. To seem to be zealous, if it be not according to the
word, is not obedience, but will-worship. Popish traditions ...
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Will-worship (1 Occurrence)
Will-worship. Willworship, Will-worship. Wilt . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia ...
(ASV WBS YLT). Willworship, Will-worship. Wilt . Reference Bible.
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... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia WILL-WORSHIP. In Colossians 2:23, "a show
of wisdom in will-worship," for ethelothreskia), a word ...
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Wills (12 Occurrences)

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Yours (226 Occurrences)
... over his birth. (WEY). Luke 4:7 If you therefore willworship before me,
it will all be yours." (WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV). Luke 5:33 ...
/y/yours.htm - 35k

Yonder (15 Occurrences)
... the donkey. The boy and I will go yonder. We willworship, and come back
to you." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV). Genesis 24:65 ...
/y/yonder.htm - 11k

Nay (92 Occurrences)
... John 4:23 But a time is coming--nay, has already come--when the true worshippers
willworship the Father with true spiritual worship; for indeed the Father ...
/n/nay.htm - 34k

Neglecting (6 Occurrences)
... Colossians 2:23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in willworship, and humility,
and neglecting of the body: not in any honour to the satisfying of the ...
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Outcasts (13 Occurrences)
... blown; and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and those who
were outcasts in the land of Egypt, shall come; and they willworship Yahweh in ...
/o/outcasts.htm - 10k

Worshippers (45 Occurrences)
... John 4:23 But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers willworship
the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such to be his worshippers ...
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Famish (2 Occurrences)
... gods of the land. Men willworship him, everyone from his place, even all
the shores of the nations. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). ...
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Bible Concordance
Will-worship (1 Occurrence)

Colossians 2:23 Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in will-worship, and humility, and severity to the body; 'but are' not of any value against the indulgence of the flesh.



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