Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks! It is necessary that stumbling blocks come, but woe to the person through whom they come.
Jesus said to his disciples, "Stumbling blocks are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come!
Even from among your own group men will arise, teaching perversions of the truth to draw the disciples away after them.
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the later times some will desert the faith and occupy themselves with deceiving spirits and demonic teachings,
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.
You must not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer, for the Lord your God will be testing you to see if you love him with all your mind and being.
Indeed, as a result of him the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed -- and a sword will pierce your own soul as well!"
2 Corinthians 13:5
Put yourselves to the test to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize regarding yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you -- unless, indeed, you fail the test!