Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:
Having travers'd the isle as far as to Paphos, they found a Jew there nam'd Barjesus, who was a false prophet and magician:
One day as we went to the oratory, we happen'd to meet a slave, who had the spirit Python, and was very gainful to her masters by telling of fortunes.
many that believed came to confess, and give an account of their past actions.
2 Timothy 3:8
Moses did not meet with greater opposition from Jannes and Jambres, than truth does from men so corrupted in their mind, and so adulterated in their faith.
he perform'd great wonders, so as to make fire come down from heaven on the earth, in the sight of men.
"but without are the execrable, the poisoners, the licentious, the murderers, the idolaters, and all who are pleas'd with, or practise deceit.
for some time ago one Theudas started up, pretending to be something extraordinary, who was join'd indeed by about four hundred men: but he was no sooner put to death, than his followers all dispers'd, and were reduc'd to nothing.
he that speaks from himself, has a view to his own glory: but he that has a view to his glory that sent him, deserves credit, and is a stranger to all imposture.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
that adversary that exalts it self above the divine authority of majesty: that is seated in the temple of God, pretending to be it self divine.
2 Timothy 3:2
for men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful,
2 Peter 2:18
when their language swells with vanity, by applying to the sensual passions of the licentious, they allure those who were escap'd for a while, from such deceivers:
give me too this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands he may receive the holy spirit.