False Prophets
-- a poem by Bill Kochman

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This poem is based on the following key Bible verses:

"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."
2 Timothy 4:3-4, KJV

"And when this cometh to pass, (lo, it will come,) then shall they know that a prophet hath been among them."
Ezekiel 33:33, KJV

"And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know."
1 Corinthians 8:2, KJV

"My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation."
James 3:1, KJV

"But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die. And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken? When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him."
Deuteronomy 18:20-22, KJV

"Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them."
Romans 16:17, KJV

"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them."
Matthew 7:15-20, KJV

"God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged."
Romans 3:4, KJV

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"False Prophets" KJV Bible Verse List:


"I Sent Them Not" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Puffed Up With Knowledge" KJV Bible Verse List:


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Article: "Elijah: Where Are the True Prophets of God?":


Article: "The Misguided End of the World Predictions of Harold Camping":


"False Brethren" KJV Bible Verse List:


"False Doctrine" KJV Bible Verse List:1


"Anointed and Unanointed Teachers" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Willful Ignorance" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Test Doctrines for Scriptural Validity" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Mass Deception" KJV Bible Verse List:


Article: "2012: New Age Deception And Psychobabble":


Article: "Age of Deception, Age of Delusion":


Article: "Speak the Pure Language of Truth:


"Spirit of Truth" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Led by the Spirit in Our Understanding" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Taught by Revelation of the Holy Spirit" KJV Bible Verse List:


"Taught by No Man" KJV Bible Verse List:


Article: "Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth":


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