Most Relevant Verses
Wounds from someone who loves are trustworthy, but kisses from an enemy speak volumes.
"Beware of your neighbors, and don't trust any of your relatives. For all of your relatives act deceitfully, and every friend goes around as a slanderer.
I have traveled extensively and have been endangered from rivers, robbers, my own people, and gentiles. I've also been in danger in the city, in the open country, at sea, from false brothers,
Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.
Don't trust your friends, don't confide in a companion, watch what you say to your wife.
"You are not to spread a false report, nor are you to join forces with the wicked to be a malicious witness.
Dear friends, stop believing every spirit. Instead, test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
An open rebuke is better than unspoken love.
Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who create divisions and sinful enticements that oppose the teaching you have learned. Stay away from them,
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is there for times of trouble.
But so what? Just this that in every way, whether by false or true motives, the Messiah is being proclaimed. Because of this, I rejoice and will continue to rejoice.
Then many people will fall away, will betray one another, and will hate one another.
Some are preaching the Messiah because of jealousy and dissension, while others do so because of their good will.
A bad tooth and an unsteady foot that's what confidence in an unreliable man is like in a time of trouble.
Whoever keeps company with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.
Your prophets look on your behalf; they see false and deceptive visions. They did not expose your sins in order to restore what had been captured. Instead, they crafted oracles for you that are false and misleading.
It will also come about that if any man would dare to prophesy, then his father and his mother who bore him will respond to him, "You will not live, because you are speaking lies in the name of the LORD.' Then his father and mother who bore him will stab him for prophesying.
Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the pointless discussions and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge.
In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. The ancient verdict against them is still in force, and their destruction is not delayed.
So the king of Israel called in about 400 prophets and asked them, "Should we go attack Ramoth-gilead, or should I call off the attack?" "Go attack them," they all said, "because the Lord will drop them right into the king's hand!"
Your love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are savage wolves.
"There is still one man left by whom we could ask the LORD what to do," the king of Israel replied to Jehoshaphat, "but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me. Instead, he prophesies evil. He is Imla's son Micaiah." But Jehoshaphat rebuked Ahab, "Kings should never talk like that."
"You are not to give false testimony against your neighbor.
For if someone comes along and preaches another Jesus than the one we preached, or should you receive a different spirit from the one you received or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you are all too willing to listen.
Do not criticize each other, brothers. Whoever makes it his habit to criticize his brother or to judge his brother is judging the Law and condemning the Law. But if you condemn the Law, you are not a practicer of the Law but its judge.
"You are not to go around slandering your people. "You are not to stand idle when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the LORD.
"And whenever you pray, don't be like the hypocrites who love to stand in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they will be seen by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!
They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.
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