Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.
- 2 Corinthians 11:15
- 2 Corinthians 2:17
- 2 Corinthians 4:2
- Matthew 25:24
- Acts 15:1
- Acts 20:30
- Romans 16:18
- Galatians 1:7
- Galatians 2:4
- Galatians 4:17
- Galatians 6:12
- Ephesians 4:14
- Philippians 1:15
- Colossians 2:4
- 1 Timothy 1:4
- 1 Timothy 4:1
- 1 Timothy 6:3
- 2 Timothy 2:17
- 2 Timothy 3:5
- 2 Timothy 4:3
- 2 Peter 2:1
- 1 John 2:18
- 1 John 4:1
- 2 John 1:7
- Jude 1:4
- Revelation 2:2
- Revelation 19:20
2 Corinthians 11:15
It is therefore no great thing for his servants also to disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will be in accordance with their actions.
2 Corinthians 2:17
We are; for, unlike most teachers, we are not fraudulent hucksters of God's Message; but with transparent motives, as commissioned by God, in God's presence and in communion with Christ, so we speak.
2 Corinthians 4:2
Nay, we have renounced the secrecy which marks a feeling of shame. We practice no cunning tricks, nor do we adulterate God's Message. But by a full clear statement of the truth we strive to commend ourselves in the presence of God to every human conscience.
"But, next, the man who had the one talent in his keeping came and said, "'Sir, I knew you to be a severe man, reaping where you had not sown and garnering what you had not winnowed.
But certain persons who had come down from Judaea tried to convince the brethren, saying, "Unless you are circumcised in accordance with the Mosaic custom, you cannot be saved."
and that from among your own selves men will rise up who will seek with their perverse talk to draw away the disciples after them.
For men of that stamp are not bondservants of Christ our Lord, but are slaves to their own appetites; and by their plausible words and their flattery they utterly deceive the minds of the simple.
For other "Good News" there is none; but there are some persons who are troubling you, and are seeking to distort the Good News concerning Christ.
Yet there was danger of this through the false brethren secretly introduced into the Church, who had stolen in to spy out the freedom which is ours in Christ Jesus, in order to rob us of it.
These men pay court to you, but not with honourable motives. They want to exclude you, so that you may pay court to them.
All who desire to display their zeal for external observances try to compel you to receive circumcision, but their real object is simply to escape being persecuted for the Cross of Christ.
So we shall no longer be babes nor shall we resemble mariners tossed on the waves and carried about with every changing wind of doctrine according to men's cleverness and unscrupulous cunning, making use of every shifting device to mislead.
Some indeed actually preach Christ out of envy and contentiousness but there are also others who do it from good will.
I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.
1 Timothy 1:4
and the attention they bestow on mere fables and endless pedigrees, such as lead to controversy rather than to a true stewardship for God, which only exists where there is faith. And I make the same request now.
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit expressly declares that in later times some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and the teachings of demons;
1 Timothy 6:3
So teach and exhort. If any one is a teacher of any other kind of doctrine, and refuses assent to wholesome instructions--those of our Lord Jesus Christ--and the teaching that harmonizes with true godliness,
2 Timothy 2:17
and their teaching will spread like a running sore. Hymenaeus and Philetus are men of that stamp.
2 Timothy 3:5
and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.
2 Timothy 4:3
For a time is coming when they will not tolerate wholesome instruction, but, wanting to have their ears tickled, they will find a multitude of teachers to satisfy their own fancies;
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, as there will be teachers of falsehood among you also, who will cunningly introduce fatal divisions, disowning even the Sovereign Lord who has redeemed them, and bringing on themselves swift destruction.
1 John 2:18
Dear children, the last hour has come; and as you once heard that there was to be an anti-Christ, so even now many anti-Christs have appeared. By this we may know that the last hour has come.
1 John 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but put the spirits to the test to see whether they are from God; for many false teachers have gone out into the world.
2 John 1:7
For many deceivers have gone out into the world--men who do not acknowledge Jesus as Christ who has come in human nature. Such a one is 'the deceiver' and 'the anti-Christ.'
For certain persons have crept in unnoticed--men spoken of in ancient writings as pre-destined to this condemnation--ungodly men, who pervert the grace of our God into an excuse for immorality, and disown Jesus Christ, our only Sovereign and Lord.
I know your doings and your toil and patient suffering. And I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, but have put to the test those who say that they themselves are Apostles but are not, and you have found them to be liars.
who had done the miracles in his presence with which he had led astray those who had received the mark of the Wild Beast, and those who worshipped his statue. Both of them were thrown alive into the Lake of fire that was all ablaze with sulphur.
Beware of 'the dogs,' the bad workmen, the self-mutilators.
For there are many that spurn authority--idle, talkative and deceitful persons, who, for the most part, are adherents of the Circumcision.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our preaching was not grounded on a delusion, nor prompted by mingled motives, nor was there fraud in it.