Deceiving Oneself

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Isaiah 44:20

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?”

Mark 7:22

adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

Isaiah 47:10

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.’

1 Corinthians 3:18

No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.

Jeremiah 37:9

This is what the Lord says: Don’t deceive yourselves by saying, ‘The Chaldeans will leave us for good,’ for they will not leave.

James 1:16

Don’t be deceived, my dearly loved brothers.

Jeremiah 42:20

You have led your own selves astray because you are the ones who sent me to the Lord your God, saying, ‘Pray to the Lord our God on our behalf, and as for all that the Lord our God says, tell it to us, and we’ll act accordingly.’

Deuteronomy 11:16

Be careful that you are not enticed to turn aside, worship, and bow down to other gods.

Jeremiah 20:10

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.”

Job 15:31

Let him not put trust in worthless things, being led astray,
for what he gets in exchange will prove worthless.

Romans 7:11

For sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me, and through it killed me.

Jeremiah 49:16

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.

Mark 4:19

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.

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