Most Relevant Verses
The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?
He feeds on ashes.
His deceived mind has led him astray,
and he cannot deliver himself,
or say, “Isn’t there a lie in my right hand?”
You were secure in your wickedness;
you said, ‘No one sees me.’
Your wisdom and knowledge
led you astray.
You said to yourself,
‘I exist, and there is no one else.’
This is what the Lord says: Don’t deceive yourselves by saying, ‘The Chaldeans will leave us for good,’ for they will not leave.
If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.
If we say, “We have no sin,” we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
If we say, “We have fellowship with Him,” yet we walk in darkness, we are lying and are not practicing the truth.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”
Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,
For I have heard the gossip of many people,
“Terror is on every side!
Report him; let’s report him!”
Everyone I trusted watches for my fall.
“Perhaps he will be deceived
so that we might prevail against him
and take our vengeance on him.”
As to the terror you cause,
your presumptuous heart has deceived you.
You who live in the clefts of the rock,
you who occupy the mountain summit,
though you elevate your nest like the eagle,
even from there I will bring you down.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today, so that none of you is hardened by sin’s deception.
but the worries of this age, the seductionof wealth, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.