Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye. Mark 7:13 KJV

If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. 1 Timothy 4:6-7 KJV

 

There are many traditions and ideas that we think of as Biblical or Christian but are NOT found in the Bible. Let's take a look at a few:

Subject Found in Bible? Tradition Originated
Jesus with long hair No    Yes

Catholics

Angels with long hair No    Yes

Catholics

Angels with wings No    Yes

Catholics

Feminine Angels No    Yes

Catholics

Purgatory No    Yes

Catholics

Cleanliness is next to Godliness No    Yes

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