23 Bible Verses about Deceiving Oneself
Most Relevant Verses
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?
He tends ashes. A deceived mind has lead him astray. It cannot be his life, nor can he say, "There's a lie in my right hand."
"You trusted in your own knowledge. You said, "No one sees me.' Your wisdom and knowledge have misled you. You said in your heart, "I am the one, and there will be none besides me.'
"This is what the LORD says: "Don't deceive yourselves by saying, "The Chaldeans will surely go away from us," "for they won't go.
If anyone thinks that he is religious and does not bridle his tongue, but instead deceives himself, his religion is worthless.
If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.
If we claim that we have fellowship with him but keep living in darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.
Stop being deceived: "Wicked friends lead to evil ends."
Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:
Indeed, I hear many people whispering, "Terror on every side. Denounce him, let's denounce him!" All my close friends watch my steps and say, "Perhaps he will be deceived, and we can prevail against him and take vengeance on him."
The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you. You who live in hidden places in the rocks, who hold on to the heights of the hill, although you make your nest high like the eagle, I'll bring you down from there," declares the LORD.
Instead, continue to encourage one another every day, as long as it is called "Today," so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin,
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.