That we henceforth be no more children, #tossed to and fro, and #carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and #cunning #craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; eph4:14
15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are #ferocious #wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people #pick grapes from #thornbushes, or #figs from #thistles? 17 Likewise, every good tree bears good #fruit, but a bad tree bears #bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the #fire. 20 Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them. Matt 7:15
But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce #destructive #heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them—bringing swift destruction on themselves. 2 Many will follow their depraved conduct and will bring the way of truth into disrepute. 3 In their #greed these #teachers will exploit you with #fabricated stories. Their #condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their #destruction has not been #sleeping. 4For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but sent them to hell, putting them in #chains of #darkness to be held for #judgment
Jer 23:16Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying to you They are leading you into futility; They speak a vision of their own imagination, Not from the mouth of the LORD.
2 Timothy 4:3-4 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. 4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.
Titus 1:60 For there are many rebellious people, full of meaningless talk and deception, especially those of the circumcision group. 11 They must be silenced, because they are disrupting whole households by teaching things they ought not to teach—and that for the sake of dishonest gain.