Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
If there arise in the midst of thee a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and he gives thee a sign or a wonder,
A simple man believes every word, but the prudent man looks well to his going.
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means. And my people love to have it so. And what will ye do in the end thereof?
For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Let not your prophets who are in the midst of you, and your diviners, deceive you, nor hearken ye to your dreams which ye cause to be dreamed.
But beware of FALSE prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are predatory wolves.
And having answered, Jesus said to them, See that not any man may lead you astray.
For such kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.
2 Peter 2:1
But FALSE prophets also developed among the people, as FALSE teachers will also be among you, who will sneak in pernicious denominations, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
And also why do ye not judge yourselves what is right?
But these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, examining the Scriptures daily, if it has these things this way.
For your obedience reached to all men. Therefore I rejoice over you, but I want you to be indeed wise in the good and pure in the evil.
1 Corinthians 14:29
And let two or three prophets speak, and let the other men pass judgment.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
but examine all things. Hold firm the good.
I know thy works, and thy toil, and thy perseverance, and that thou cannot tolerate evil, and thou examined those who say themselves to be apostles, and are not, and found them false.
And if thou say in thy heart, How shall we know the word which LORD has not spoken?
To err from the words of knowledge, cease, my son, to hear instruction.
And many FALSE prophets will arise, and will lead many astray.
He who is of God hears the sayings of God. Because of this ye do not hear, because ye are not of God.
1 Corinthians 14:32
And the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets,