Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
“Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!
He said to His disciples,
“ It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!
and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away
the disciples after them.
1 Timothy 4:1
the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
2 Peter 2:1
false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.
you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams; for the Lord your God is
testing you to find out if you love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
and a sword will pierce even your own soul—to the end that thoughts from many hearts may be revealed.”
2 Corinthians 13:5
Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you—unless indeed you fail the test?