By Edwin Christiaan | June 17, 2020

“The Lord answered: They claim to speak for Me, but they’re lying! I didn’t even speak to them, much less choose them to be My prophets. Their messages come from worthless dreams, useless fortunetelling, and their own imaginations.” Jeremiah‬ ‭14:14‬ ‭CEV

“Those prophets lie by claiming they speak for Me, but I have not even chosen them to be My prophets. And they still think their words will come true. They say they’re preaching My messages, but they are full of lies—I did not speak to them!” Ezekiel‬ ‭13:6-7‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“Do not listen to these prophets when they prophesy to you, filling you with futile hopes. They are making up everything they say. They do not speak for the Lord!” Jeremiah‬ ‭23:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“These unfaithful prophets claim I give them their dreams, but it isn’t true. I didn’t choose them to be My prophets, and yet they babble on and on, speaking in My name, while stealing words from each other. And when My people hear these liars, they are led astray instead of being helped.” Jeremiah‬ ‭23:30-32‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“False messiahs and false prophets will come and work great miracles and signs. They will even try to fool God’s chosen ones.” Matthew‬ ‭24:24‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves. You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act.” Matthew‬ ‭7:15-16‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“They only pretend to be apostles of Christ. And it is no wonder. Even Satan tries to make himself look like an angel of light. So why does it seem strange for Satan’s servants to pretend to do what is right?” 2 Corinthians‬ ‭11:13-15‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“In their greed they will make up clever lies to get hold of your money.” 2 Peter‬ ‭2:3‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Dear friends, don’t believe everyone who claims to have the Spirit of God. Test them all to find out if they really do come from God. Many false prophets have already gone out into the world,” 1 John‬ ‭4:1‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“They are after money, and they upset whole families by teaching what they should not.” Titus‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭CEV‬‬

“They are the kind who work their way into people’s homes and win the confidence of vulnerable women who are burdened with the guilt of sin and controlled by various desires. (Such women are forever following new teachings, but they are never able to understand the truth.)” 2 Timothy‬ ‭3:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“When these people eat with you in your fellowship meals commemorating the Lord’s love, they are like dangerous reefs that can shipwreck you. They are like shameless shepherds who care only for themselves.” Jude‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Such people claim they know God, but they deny Him by the way they live.” Titus‬ ‭1:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬