Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves“.

Douay-Rheims Bible

 Matthew 7:15

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16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves. 17 But beware of men. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues.       (Matthew 10:16-17) 

   But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who  shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction“.  (1Peter 1-2) 

 Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.  (John 4-1)

 You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and he stood not in the truth; because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.  (John 8:44)

 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.               (Mathew 7-15)

   24 For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch as to deceive (if possible) even the elect.  Behold I have told it to you, beforehand.     (Mathew 24: 24-25)    

  6 But he answering, said to them: “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. 7 And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and precepts of men. 8For leaving the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men, the washing of pots and of cups: and many other things you do like to these.  9 And he said to them: Well do you make void the commandment of God, that you may keep your own tradition.          (Mark 7:6-9)

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet, who wrought signs before him, wherewith he seduced them who received the character of the beast, and who adored his image. These two were cast alive into the pool of fire, burning with brimstone. (Apocalypse 19:20)

  And the false prophet shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. (Apocalypse 20:10)

  But the prophet, who being corrupted with pride, shall speak in my name things that I did not command him to say, or in the name of strange gods, shall be slain.   (Deuteronomy 18:20)

  How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies, and that prophesy the delusions of their own heart. ?    (Jeremiah 23:26)

I know thy works, and thy labor, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them that are evil, and thou hast tried them, who say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: (Apocalypse 2:2)

 For they that are such, serve not Christ our Lord, but their own belly; and by pleasing speeches and good words, seduce the hearts of the innocent. (Romans 16:18)

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