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.
When there arises among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives thee a sign or a wonder,
The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.
The prophets prophesied falsely, and the priests bore rule by their hands; and my people love to have it so. What will ye do in the end thereof?
For thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said: Let not your prophets and your diviners that are in the midst of you, deceive you, neither hearken to your dreams which ye dream.
Keep yourselves also from the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no one deceive you.
For they that are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly and by smooth words and blessings deceive the hearts of the simple.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who covertly shall bring in destructive sects and shall deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all diligence and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.
1 Corinthians 14:29
Let the prophets speak two or three, and let the others judge.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
Examine all things; retain that which is good.
I know thy works and thy labour and thy patience and how thou canst not bear those who are evil; and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles and are not and hast found them liars,
And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD has not spoken?
Cease, my son, to hear the teaching that induces one to deviate from the reasons of wisdom.
And many false prophets shall rise and shall deceive many.
He that is of God hears God's words; ye therefore hear them not because ye are not of God.
1 Corinthians 14:32
And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.