Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
In a voluntary humility
I say this so that no one may delude you with fine-sounding arguments.
For false christs and false prophets will arise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the simple.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes full of adultery, that never cease from sin; they entice unstable souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
1 John 2:26
These things I have written to you about those who try to deceive you.
1 John 4:1
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
2 John 1:7
For many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world. Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist.
I am coming soon; hold fast to what you have, so that no one may take your crown.
And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole worldhe was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
and all who dwell on earth will worship it, every one whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb that was slain.
Therefore let no one judge you in questions of food or drink or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day.
In a voluntary humility
These indeed have an appearance of wisdom in promoting self-made religion and self-abasement and severe treatment of the body, but they are of no value against fleshly indulgence.
1 Corinthians 8:5
For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"),
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
1 Timothy 1:7
wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to human tradition, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
1 Corinthians 4:18
Now some have become arrogant, as though I were not coming to you.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now concerning food sacrificed to idols: we know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant
To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still carnal. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not carnal, and are you not walking like mere men?
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you what I wish you to be, and you may not find me what you wish me to be; I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.
Now the deeds of the flesh are obvious: immorality, impurity, lewdness,
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.
What causes quarrels and fights among you? Is it not your passions that are at war in your members?