Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
No slave can belong to two masters, for he will either hate one and love the other, or stand by one and make light of the other. You cannot serve God and money.
If anyone serves me, he must follow me, and wherever I am found, my servant must be also. If anyone serves me, my Father will show him honor.
Is that appealing to men's weaknesses, or to God? Is that trying to suit men? If I were still doing that, I would be no slave of Christ.
For they are all looking out for their own interests, not for those of Jesus Christ.
for you know that it is from him that you are to receive that inheritance which is to be your reward. Think of Christ as the master you are working for.
James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends greeting to the twelve tribes that are scattered over the world.
Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ, and the brother of James, to those who have been called, who are dear to God the Father and have been kept through union with Jesus Christ;
A revelation made by Jesus Christ which God gave him to disclose to his slaves of what must very soon happen. He sent and communicated it by his angel to his slave John,
"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you disguised as sheep but are ravenous wolves underneath.
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.
What I mean is, let nobody mislead you by specious arguments.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and full of wicked deception for men who are going to destruction, because they refused to love the truth and be saved.
1 Timothy 6:5
and mutual irritation between people of depraved minds, who are lost to the truth and think of religion only as a means of gain.
2 Timothy 2:16
Leave worldly, empty phrases alone, for they lead people deeper and deeper into godlessness,
2 Timothy 3:2
People will be selfish, avaricious, boastful, arrogant, abusive, undutiful, ungrateful, irreverent,
For there are many undisciplined people, who deceive themselves with their empty talk, especially those of the party of circumcision.
2 Peter 2:3
In their greed they will exploit you with pretended arguments. From of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not slumbered.
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.
These men are grumblers, dissatisfied with life. They go where their passions lead, their talk is arrogant and they cultivate people in the hope of gain.