The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD:
But the prayers of the upright is his delight. The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD:
But he loves him that follows after righteousness.
Isa.61:8>For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; …………….. Jer.6:20> To what purpose comes there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me. Amos 5:22 >Though ye offer me burnt offerings and your meat offerings, I will not accept them: neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beats.
Luke 18:11> The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
Prov.21:21> He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honour. Isa. 51:1,7>Listen to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings. 1Tim.6:11> But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.