the time
2 Timothy 3:1-6
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But know this: difficult times will come in the last days.
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For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
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unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good,
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traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
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holding to the form of religion but denying its power. Avoid these people!
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For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,
1 Timothy 4:1-3
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Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons,
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through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared.
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They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth.
they will
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is still one man who can ask the LORD, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." "The king shouldn't say that!" Jehoshaphat replied.
1 Kings 22:18
So the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "Didn't I tell you he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster?"
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter, for from now on, you will have wars."
2 Chronicles 16:10
Asa was angry with the seer and put him in prison because of his anger over this. And Asa mistreated some of the people at that time.
2 Chronicles 24:20-22
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The Spirit of God took control of Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest. He stood above the people and said to them, "This is what God says: 'Why are you transgressing the LORD's commands and you do not prosper? Because you have abandoned the LORD, He has abandoned you.'"
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But they conspired against him and stoned him at the king's command in the courtyard of the LORD's temple.
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King Joash didn't remember the kindness that Zechariah's father Jehoiada had extended to him, but killed his son. While he was dying, he said, "May the LORD see and demand an account."
2 Chronicles 25:15
So the LORD's anger was against Amaziah, and He sent a prophet to him, who said, "Why have you sought a people's gods that could not deliver their own people from your hand?"
2 Chronicles 25:16
While he was still speaking to him, the king asked, "Have we made you the king's counselor? Stop, why should you lose your life?" So the prophet stopped, but he said, "I know that God intends to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my advice."
Isaiah 28:12
He had said to them: "This is the place of rest, let the weary rest; this is the place of repose." But they would not listen.
Isaiah 33:9-11
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The land mourns and withers; Lebanon is ashamed and decayed. Sharon is like a desert; Bashan and Carmel shake off [their] leaves.
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"Now I will rise up," says the LORD. "Now I will lift Myself up. Now I will be exalted.
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You will conceive chaff; you will give birth to stubble. Your breath is fire that will consume you.
Jeremiah 6:16
This is what the LORD says: Stand by the roadways and look. Ask about the ancient paths: Which is the way to what is good? Then take it and find rest for yourselves. But they protested: We won't!
Jeremiah 6:17
I appointed watchmen over you [and said:] Listen for the sound of the ram's horn. But they protested: We won't listen!
Jeremiah 18:18
Then certain ones said, "Come, let's make plans against Jeremiah, for the law will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let's denounce him and pay no attention to all his words."
Amos 7:10-17
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Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent [word] to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you [right here] in the house of Israel. The land cannot endure all his words,
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for Amos has said this: 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland.'"
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Then Amaziah said to Amos, "Go away, you seer! Flee to the land of Judah. Earn your living and give [your] prophecies there,
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but don't ever prophesy at Bethel again, for it is the king's sanctuary and a royal temple."
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So Amos answered Amaziah, "I was not a prophet or the son of a prophet; rather, I was a herdsman, and I took care of sycamore figs.
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But the LORD took me from following the flock and said to me, 'Go, prophesy to My people Israel.'"
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Now hear the word of the LORD. You say: Do not prophesy against Israel; do not preach against the house of Isaac.
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Therefore, this is what the LORD says: Your wife will be a prostitute in the city, your sons and daughters will fall by the sword, and your land will be divided up with a measuring line. You yourself will die on pagan soil, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland.
Luke 20:19
Then the scribes and the chief priests looked for a way to get their hands on Him that very hour, because they knew He had told this parable against them, but they feared the people.
John 8:45
Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe Me.
Galatians 4:16
Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?
sound
1 Timothy 1:10
for the sexually immoral and homosexuals, for kidnappers, liars, perjurers, and for whatever else is contrary to the sound teaching
but
2 Timothy 3:6
For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,
1 Kings 18:22
Then Elijah said to the people, "I am the only remaining prophet of the LORD, but Baal's prophets are 450 men.
2 Chronicles 18:4
But Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, "First, please ask what the LORD's will is."
2 Chronicles 18:5
So the king of Israel gathered the prophets, 400 men, and asked them, "Should we go to Ramoth-gilead for war or should I refrain?" They replied, "March up, and God will hand it over to the king."
Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority. My people love it like this. But what will you do at the end of it?
Jeremiah 23:16
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are making you worthless. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the LORD's mouth.
Jeremiah 23:17
They keep on saying to those who despise Me: The LORD has said: You will have peace. To everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his heart they have said, No harm will come to you."
Jeremiah 27:9
But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your fortune-tellers, or your sorcerers who say to you: Don't serve the king of Babylon!
Jeremiah 29:8
For this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: "Don't let your prophets who are among you and your diviners deceive you, and don't listen to the dreams you elicit from them,
Micah 2:11
If a man of spirit comes and invents lies: "I will preach to you about wine and beer," he would be just the preacher for this people!
Luke 6:26
Woe to you when all people speak well of you, because this is the way their ancestors used to treat the false prophets.
John 3:19-21
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"This, then, is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
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For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed.
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But anyone who lives by the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God."
2 Peter 2:1-3
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But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.
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Many will follow their unrestrained ways, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed.
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In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation, [pronounced] long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
having
Exodus 32:33
The LORD replied to Moses: "Whoever has sinned against Me I will erase from My book.
Acts 17:21
Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.
1 Corinthians 2:1
When I came to you, brothers, announcing the testimony of God to you, I did not come with brilliance of speech or wisdom.
1 Corinthians 2:4
My speech and my proclamation were not with persuasive words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit and power,