Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Bible References


Matthew 24:5
for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ: and shall deceive many.
2 Peter 2:1
As there were false prophets among the people of Israel, there will likewise be false doctors among you, who by introducing pernicious sects, and by renouncing the Lord, who bought them, will bring upon themselves swift destruction.
2 Peter 3:17
Do you then, my dear brethren, being thus forewarn'd, take care not to be seduc'd by those prophane impostors, and so lose the reward of your constancy.


John 6:37
all those whom my father gives me, shall come to me; and I will not reject any that come to me.
John 10:28
it is I that give them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any one force them out of my hand.
Romans 8:28
We know too, that all things co-operate for the good of those who love God, who, pursuant to his purpose, has now called them:
2 Timothy 2:19
however, the foundation of the divine architect is still immoveable, having this inscription, " the Lord discerns who are his." and, " let every one that invokes the name of the Lord, depart from iniquity."
1 Peter 1:5
whom the divine power preserves through faith for that salvation, which is going to be made manifest in the latter time.
1 John 5:18
we know that a true christian will not commit such a sin, for he that is the child of God keeps upon his guard, so that the wicked spirit does not approach him.
Revelation 12:9
the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, call'd the devil or satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were precipitated with him.
Revelation 13:7
he was permitted to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all the tribes, and provinces, and nations.

General references

Matthew 24:11
many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
Mark 13:21
Then if any one shall say to you, Christ is here, or, he is there, don't believe it.
Luke 17:23
they will tell you, here he is, or, he is there: but don't go out to follow them;
John 14:29
this I have told you now, before it come to pass, that when it is come to pass, ye may believe. my conversation will now be but short with you,