For there is going to come a time when people won’t listen to the truth but will go around looking for teachers who will tell them just what they want to hear.
II Timothy 4:3 (TLB)
They won’t listen to what the Bible says but will blithely follow their own misguided ideas.
II Timothy 4:4 (TLB)
And now there is one more thing to say before I end this letter. Stay away from those who cause divisions and are upsetting people’s faith, teaching things about Christ that are contrary to what you have been taught.
Romans 16:17 (TLB)
Such teachers are not working for our Lord Jesus but only want gain for themselves. They are good speakers, and simple-minded people are often fooled by them.
Romans 16:18 (TLB)
Understand this first: No part of The Holy Writings was ever made up by any man.
II Peter 1:20 (NLV)
No part of The Holy Writings came long ago because of what man wanted to write. But holy men who belonged to God spoke what The Holy Spirit told them.
II Peter 1:21 (NLV)
Watch out for the false leaders, and there are many of them around, who don’t believe that Jesus Christ came to earth as a human being with a body like ours. Such people are against the truth and against Christ.
II John 1:7 (TLB)
Beware of being like them and losing the prize that you and I have been working so hard to get. See to it that you win your full reward from The Lord.
II John 1:8 (TLB)
For if you wander beyond the teaching of Christ, you will leave God behind; while if you are loyal to Christ’s teachings, you will have God too. Then you will have both The Father and The Son.
II John 1:9 (TLB)
If anyone comes to teach you, and he doesn’t believe what Christ taught, don’t even invite him into your home. Don’t encourage him in any way. If you do, you will be a partner with him in his wickedness.
II John 1:10-11 (TLB)