Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
and he said, "I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven at all.
1 Corinthians 3:1
So, for my part, brothers, I could not treat you as spiritual persons; I had to treat you just as creatures of flesh and blood, as babies in Christian living.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, you must not be children mentally. In evil be babies, but mentally be mature.
For although from the length of your Christian experience you ought to be teaching others, you actually need someone to teach you over again the very elements of Christian truth, and you have come to need milk instead of solid food.
and from your own number men will appear and teach perversions of the truth in order to draw the disciples away after them.
I beg you, brothers, to be on the watch for those who introduce divisions and difficulties, in opposition to the instruction that you were given, and to avoid them.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that just as the serpent by his cunning deceived Eve, your thoughts will be led astray from their single-hearted fidelity to Christ.
I am amazed that you are so quickly turning away from him who called you by the mercy of Christ, to some different good news??7 not that there is any other, only that there are some people who are trying to unsettle you and want to turn the good news of the Christ around.
You senseless Galatians! Who has bewitched you, when you had Jesus Christ shown crucified right before your eyes?
What I mean is, let nobody mislead you by specious arguments.
2 Thessalonians 2:2
not to let your minds be too easily unsettled or wrought up, by any message of the Spirit or any utterance or letter purporting to be from me, to the effect that the Day of the Lord has already come.
1 Timothy 3:6
He must not be a new convert, or he may grow conceited and incur criticism from slanderous people.
1 Timothy 4:6
If you point this out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, living on the principles of the faith and the excellent teaching you have had.
2 Timothy 1:15
You know that everyone in the province of Asia has deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
2 Timothy 2:17
and their teaching spreads like a cancer; men like Hymenaeus and Philetus,
2 Timothy 3:6
They are the kind of men who make their way into people's houses and make captives of poor, weak women, loaded down with their sins and under the control of all sorts of impulses,
2 Timothy 4:3
For a time will come when they will not listen to wholesome instruction, but will overwhelm themselves with teachers to suit their whims and tickle their fancies,
You must not be carried away with strange varieties of teaching. The true way to steadfastness of heart is through God's mercy, not through scruples about food, which have never done their adherents any good.
2 Peter 2:1
There were false prophets too among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will introduce destructive sects and deny the Master who has bought them, thus bringing on themselves swift destruction.
1 John 2:19
They have gone out from our number, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had, they would have stayed with us. It was to make it clear that none of them really belonged to us that they withdrew.
1 John 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every inspired utterance, but test the utterances to see whether they come from God, for many false prophets have come out into the world.
Many false prophets will appear, and many will be misled by them,
2 Corinthians 2:17
For I am no peddler of God's message, like most men, but like a man of sincerity, commissioned by God and in his presence, in union with Christ I utter his message.
2 Corinthians 4:2
I disown disgraceful, underhanded ways. I refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's message. It is by the open statement of the truth that I would commend myself to every human conscience in the sight of God.
2 Corinthians 11:13
Such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
The other's appearance, by the contrivance of Satan, will be full of power and pretended signs and wonders,
2 Peter 2:18
They utter arrogant nonsense and use physical cravings to lure into immorality men who are just escaping from among those who live in error;
Then I saw another animal come up out of the land. It had two horns like a lamb, but it spoke like a dragon.
And the animal was captured and with it the false prophet who performed wonders on its behalf by means of which he led astray those who had let the animal's mark be put on them and who worshiped its statue. Both of them were flung alive into the fiery lake of burning brimstone.
But do not let them persuade you, for more than forty of them are lying in wait for him, and they have taken an oath not to eat or drink till they have killed him. They are all ready now, and are only waiting to get your promise."
But they will never follow a stranger but will run away from him, because they do not know the voices of strangers."