Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
Brethren, vie with one another in imitating me, and carefully observe those who follow the example which we have set you.
2 Thessalonians 3:14
and if any one refuses to obey these our written instructions, mark that man and hold no communication with him--so that he may be made to feel ashamed.
But certain persons who had come down from Judaea tried to convince the brethren, saying, "Unless you are circumcised in accordance with the Mosaic custom, you cannot be saved."
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to cultivate a spirit of harmony--all of you--and that there be no divisions among you, but rather a perfect union through your having one mind and one judgement.
1 Corinthians 3:3
you are still unspiritual. For so long as jealousy and strife continue among you, can it be denied that you are unspiritual and are living and acting like mere men of the world?
1 Corinthians 11:18
for, in the first place, when you meet as a Church, there are divisions among you. This is what I am told, and I believe that there is some truth in it.
For other "Good News" there is none; but there are some persons who are troubling you, and are seeking to distort the Good News concerning Christ.
Yet there was danger of this through the false brethren secretly introduced into the Church, who had stolen in to spy out the freedom which is ours in Christ Jesus, in order to rob us of it.
Beware of 'the dogs,' the bad workmen, the self-mutilators.
Take care lest there be some one who leads you away as prisoners by means of his philosophy and idle fancies, following human traditions and the world's crude notions instead of following Christ.
2 Peter 2:1
But there were also false prophets among the people, as there will be teachers of falsehood among you also, who will cunningly introduce fatal divisions, disowning even the Sovereign Lord who has redeemed them, and bringing on themselves swift destruction.
1 John 2:19
They have gone forth from our midst, but they did not really belong to us; for had they belonged to us, they would have remained with us. But they left us that it might be manifest that professed believers do not all belong to us.
2 John 1:7
For many deceivers have gone out into the world--men who do not acknowledge Jesus as Christ who has come in human nature. Such a one is 'the deceiver' and 'the anti-Christ.'
These are those who cause divisions. They are men of the world, wholly unspiritual.
"Alas for the world because of causes of falling! They cannot but come, but alas for each man through whom they come!
Jesus said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that causes of stumbling should come; but alas for him through whom they come!
If he refuses to hear them, appeal to the Church; and if he refuses to hear even the Church, regard him just as you regard a Gentile or a tax-gatherer.
1 Corinthians 5:9
I wrote to you in that letter that you were not to associate with fornicators;
2 Thessalonians 3:6
But, by the authority of the Lord, we command you, brethren, to stand aloof from every brother whose life is disorderly and not in accordance with the teaching which all received from us.
1 Timothy 6:3
So teach and exhort. If any one is a teacher of any other kind of doctrine, and refuses assent to wholesome instructions--those of our Lord Jesus Christ--and the teaching that harmonizes with true godliness,
2 Timothy 3:5
and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.
After a first and second admonition, have nothing further to do with any one who will not be taught;
2 John 1:10
If any one who comes to you does not bring this teaching, do not receive him under your roof nor bid him Farewell.