FALSE TEACHERS


Then I said, “Alas, Lord Jehovah! The prophets are telling them “You won’t see the sword nor will you have famine, for I will give you true peace in this place.”

... But Jehovah said to me, “The prophets prophesy lies in My name. I didn’t send them, neither have I commanded, nor spoken with them. They are prophesying a false vision and worthless divination to you; ... the deceit of their own minds.” Jeremiah 14:13-14

“I am against those that prophesy false dreams,” says Jehovah - “Telling them and causing My people to go astray by their lies and boasting: It wasn’t I that sent them, nor commanded them: therefore they are of no good to this people at all” says Jehovah. Jeremiah 23:32

There were false prophets among the people then, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies , even denying the Lord ... and many will follow their licentious1 ways causing the way of truth to be spoken evil of. 2 Peter 2:1-2

... Woe unto you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You shut up the Kingdom of Heaven from men, for you don’t go in yourselves, nor do you allow those entering to go in.

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You compass sea and land to make one convert and when he is made you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves. Matthew 23:13&15

Dear friends, don’t believe every spirit, but try the spirits to see if they are of God, because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1

Beware of false prophets that come to you in sheep's clothing but are inwardly ravening wolves. You will know them by their fruit.

... Every good tree brings forth good fruit, but a corrupt tree brings forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. ... By their fruits you will know them. Matthew 7:15-2

All their works they do to be seen of men. They make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments and love the uppermost rooms at feasts and the chief seats in the synagogues and greetings in the markets and to be called of men Rabbi, Rabbi.

But don’t you be called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all of you are brethren. Matthew 23:5-8

Such are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles So it’s no great thing if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. ... 2 Corinthians 11:13-15

1. ... being promiscuous ... or unwilling to conform to accepted rules. A woman or man who has indiscriminate sex without regard to the consequences is an example of ... licentious. https://www.yourdictionary.com › licentious