Colossians 2:16-23 NIV

16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you1 by what you eat or drink,2 or with regard to a religious festival,3 a New Moon celebration4 or a Sabbath day.5

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17 These are a shadow of the things that were to come;6 the reality, however, is found in Christ.

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18 Do not let anyone who delights in false humility7 and the worship of angels disqualify you for the prize.8 Such a person goes into great detail about what he has seen, and his unspiritual mind puffs him up with idle notions.

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19 He has lost connection with the Head,9 from whom the whole body,10 supported and held together by its ligaments and sinews, grows as God causes it to grow.11

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20 Since you died with Christ12 to the basic principles of this world,13 why, as though you still belonged to it, do you submit to its rules:14

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      21 "Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!"?
      22 These are all destined to perish15 with use, because they are based on human commands and teachings.16

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      23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility17 and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.

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