Prove
Isaiah 8:20
To the teaching and to the testimony! Surely for this word which they speak there is no dawn.
Matthew 7:15-20
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"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
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You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles?
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So, every sound tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears evil fruit.
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A sound tree cannot bear evil fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
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Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
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Thus you will know them by their fruits.
Mark 7:14-16
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And he called the people to him again, and said to them, "Hear me, all of you, and understand:
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there is nothing outside a man which by going into him can defile him; but the things which come out of a man are what defile him."
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And when he had entered the house, and left the people, his disciples asked him about the parable.
Luke 12:57
"And why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?
Acts 17:11
Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessaloni'ca, for they received the word with all eagerness, examining the scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
1 Corinthians 2:11
For what person knows a man's thoughts except the spirit of the man which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.
1 Corinthians 2:14
The unspiritual man does not receive the gifts of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 2:15
The spiritual man judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one.
1 Corinthians 14:28
But if there is no one to interpret, let each of them keep silence in church and speak to himself and to God.
Ephesians 5:10
and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.
Philippians 1:10
so that you may approve what is excellent, and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,
1 John 4:1
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are of God; for many false prophets have gone out into the world.
Revelation 2:2
"`I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear evil men but have tested those who call themselves apostles but are not, and found them to be false;
hold
Deuteronomy 11:6-9
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and what he did to Dathan and Abi'ram the sons of Eli'ab, son of Reuben; how the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, with their households, their tents, and every living thing that followed them, in the midst of all Israel;
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for your eyes have seen all the great work of the LORD which he did.
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"You shall therefore keep all the commandment which I command you this day, that you may be strong, and go in and take possession of the land which you are going over to possess,
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and that you may live long in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give to them and to their descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Deuteronomy 32:46
he said to them, "Lay to heart all the words which I enjoin upon you this day, that you may command them to your children, that they may be careful to do all the words of this law.
Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is no trifle for you, but it is your life, and thereby you shall live long in the land which you are going over the Jordan to possess."
Proverbs 3:1
My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments;
Proverbs 3:21-24
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My son, keep sound wisdom and discretion; let them not escape from your sight,
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and they will be life for your soul and adornment for your neck.
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Then you will walk on your way securely and your foot will not stumble.
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If you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Proverbs 4:13
Keep hold of instruction, do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.
Proverbs 6:21-23
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Bind them upon your heart always; tie them about your neck.
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When you walk, they will lead you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk with you.
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For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life,
Proverbs 23:23
Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
Song of Songs 3:4
Scarcely had I passed them, when I found him whom my soul loves. I held him, and would not let him go until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
John 8:31
Jesus then said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples,
John 15:4
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
Acts 11:23
When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad; and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast purpose;
Acts 14:22
strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
Romans 12:9
Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good;
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Philippians 3:16
Only let us hold true to what we have attained.
Philippians 4:8
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
2 Thessalonians 2:15
So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter.
2 Timothy 1:15
You are aware that all who are in Asia turned away from me, and among them Phy'gelus and Hermog'enes.
2 Timothy 3:6
For among them are those who make their way into households and capture weak women, burdened with sins and swayed by various impulses,
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will requite him for his deeds.
Hebrews 10:23
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful;
Revelation 2:25
only hold fast what you have, until I come.
Revelation 3:3
Remember then what you received and heard; keep that, and repent. If you will not awake, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come upon you.
Revelation 3:11
I am coming soon; hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown.