Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.
For, as the Scripture says, the very name of God is abused among the heathen, because of you!
1 Timothy 5:14
So I would have young women marry and have children and keep house and avoid giving our opponents any excuse for abusing us.
and to be sensible, pure-minded, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so as not to bring reproach on God's message.
2 Peter 2:15
They have left the straight path and gone astray. They have followed the path of Balaam, the son of Beor, who set his heart on dishonest gain,
But the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few that find it.
So they sent their disciples to him with the Herodians, to say to him, "Master, we know that you tell the truth, and teach the way of God with sincerity, regardless of the consequences, for you are impartial.
And they came up and said to him, "Master, we know that you tell the truth regardless of the consequences, for you are not guided by personal considerations, but teach the way of God with sincerity. Is it right to pay the poll tax to the emperor or not?
Jesus said to him, "I am Way and Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
and said, "You monster of underhandedness and cunning! You son of the devil! You enemy of all that is right! Will you never stop trying to make the Lord's straight paths crooked?
This girl would follow Paul and the rest of us, crying out, "These men are slaves of the Most High God, and they are making known to you a way of salvation."
He spoke very confidently in the synagogue at first, but when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him home and explained the Way of God to him more correctly.
But as some of them were obstinate and refused to believe, finding fault with the Way before the people, he left them, and withdrew the disciples, and held daily discussions in the lecture-room of Tyrannus.
I admit that in worshiping the God of my forefathers I follow the way of life that they call a sect, but I believe everything that is taught in the Law or written in the prophets,
1 Timothy 5:15
For some widows have already turned aside to follow Satan.