Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

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Bible References

A form

Matthew 7:15
"Look out for deceiving prophets, who approach you wearing sheep's clothing, but who are [actually] starving wolves in their hearts.
Matthew 23:27
"It is too bad for you hypocritical experts in the law of Moses and [you] Pharisees! For you are like white-washed tombs, used for burial [sites], which appear beautiful on the outside, but on the inside are full of the bones and decaying flesh of dead people.
Romans 2:20
if you are instructors of the ignorant, and teachers of babies [i.e., immature people] and possess in the law of Moses the [correct] form of knowledge and truth ---
1 Timothy 5:8
But if anyone does not provide for [the needs of] his own [relatives], and especially for his own [immediate] family, he has denied the faith [i.e., the fundamental beliefs of Christianity], and is worse than an unbeliever.
Titus 1:16
These people claim to know God [as Savior], but they deny Him by their actions, so they are detestable and disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.


2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid worldly, empty chatter, for those who practice it will become more and more ungodly,
Romans 16:17
Now I urge you, brothers, watch out for those who are causing divisions and occasions for falling [away from God over matters] contrary to the teaching you have learned, and withdraw from them [i.e., stop listening to their false teaching].
Ephesians 4:14
Then we will no longer be [spiritual] babies, tossed back and forth [by waves], and blown around by every wind of [false] teaching, [deceived] by the clever trickery of people using deceptive schemes.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name [i.e., by the authority] of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you people stay away from every brother [or sister] who lives an idle life [See note on I Thess. 5:14], and not according to the [inspired] tradition which you received from us.
1 Timothy 6:5
[and] continual wranglings between people with corrupt minds, who are deprived of the truth. They think that [professing] godliness is a way to obtain [financial] gain.
Titus 3:10
After you have warned a divisive person twice, have nothing more to do with him [i.e., withdraw spiritual fellowship from him].
2 John 1:10
If anyone comes to you [i.e., to your meetings] who does not bring this teaching [about Christ], you should not welcome him into your home or give him [any] greetings [i.e., suggesting approval or endorsement].

General references

Mark 10:20
And he replied, "Teacher, I have [already] been observing all these commandments since I was a young lad."
John 10:5
They will not follow a stranger, but will run from him, for they do not recognize the voice of strangers."