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.
- Matthew 7:15
- Matthew 24:11
- 2 Corinthians 2:17
- 2 Corinthians 4:2
- 2 Corinthians 11:13
- Colossians 2:4
- 2 Thessalonians 2:10
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
If anyone wants to serve me, he must follow me, and where I am, my servant will be too. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.
Am I now trying to gain the approval of people, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ!
Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ.
because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.
From James, a slave of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes dispersed abroad. Greetings!
From Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to those who are called, wrapped in the love of God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ.
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must happen very soon. He made it clear by sending his angel to his servant John,
2 Chronicles 18:5
So the king of Israel assembled 400 prophets and asked them, "Should we attack Ramoth Gilead or not?" They said, "Attack! God will hand it over to the king."
They say to the visionaries, "See no more visions!" and to the seers, "Don't relate messages to us about what is right! Tell us nice things, relate deceptive messages.
So I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners. For from the least important to the most important of them, all of them are greedy for dishonest gain. Prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit.
They continually say to those who reject what the Lord has said, 'Things will go well for you!' They say to all those who follow the stubborn inclinations of their own hearts, 'Nothing bad will happen to you!'
The following events occurred in that same year, early in the reign of King Zedekiah of Judah. To be more precise, it was the fifth month of the fourth year of his reign. The prophet Hananiah son of Azzur, who was from Gibeon, spoke to Jeremiah in the Lord's temple in the presence of the priests and all the people.
those prophets of Israel who would prophesy about Jerusalem and would see visions of peace for it, when there was no peace," declares the sovereign Lord.'
This is what the Lord says: "The prophets who mislead my people are as good as dead. If someone gives them enough to eat, they offer an oracle of peace. But if someone does not give them food, they are ready to declare war on him.
"Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are voracious wolves.
And many false prophets will appear and deceive many,
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not like so many others, hucksters who peddle the word of God for profit, but we are speaking in Christ before God as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have rejected shameful hidden deeds, not behaving with deceptiveness or distorting the word of God, but by open proclamation of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
I say this so that no one will deceive you through arguments that sound reasonable.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every kind of evil deception directed against those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth so as to be saved.
1 Timothy 6:5
and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a way of making a profit.
2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid profane chatter, because those occupied with it will stray further and further into ungodliness,
2 Timothy 3:2
For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
For there are many rebellious people, idle talkers, and deceivers, especially those with Jewish connections,
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
1 John 4:1
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
These people are grumblers and fault-finders who go wherever their desires lead them, and they give bombastic speeches, enchanting folks for their own gain.
Balaam replied, "Must I not be careful to speak what the Lord has put in my mouth?"
1 Samuel 2:15
Even before they burned the fat, the priest's attendant would come and say to the person who was making the sacrifice, "Hand over some meat for the priest to roast! He won't take boiled meat from you, but only raw."
My child, if sinners try to entice you, do not consent!
For there will no longer be any false visions or flattering omens amidst the house of Israel.