Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
Again, however, pay very careful attention, lest you forget the things you have seen and disregard them for the rest of your life; instead teach them to your children and grandchildren.
He said, "Watch out that you are not misled. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them!
Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.
See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has an evil, unbelieving heart that forsakes the living God.
Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.
You must not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer, for the Lord your God will be testing you to see if you love him with all your mind and being.
Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit.
so that my heart was secretly enticed, and my hand threw them a kiss from my mouth,
He feeds on ashes; his deceived mind misleads him. He cannot rescue himself, nor does he say, 'Is this not a false god I hold in my right hand?'
If someone thinks he is religious yet does not bridle his tongue, and so deceives his heart, his religion is futile.
1 John 5:21
Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
So that huge dragon -- the ancient serpent, the one called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world -- was thrown down to the earth, and his angels along with him.
and, by the signs he was permitted to perform on behalf of the beast, he deceived those who live on the earth. He told those who live on the earth to make an image to the beast who had been wounded by the sword, but still lived.
Then I saw thrones and seated on them were those who had been given authority to judge. I also saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. These had not worshiped the beast or his image and had refused to receive his mark on their forehead or hand. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
Now if you forget the Lord your God at all and follow other gods, worshiping and prostrating yourselves before them, I testify to you today that you will surely be annihilated.
However, if you turn aside and do not obey, but are lured away to worship and serve other gods,