28 Quotes About Deception

  • "Many deceptions only appeal to us because there is something inside us that "wants" to believe them. They are seductive because of darkness and wrong motives in our own lives. We must search our hearts and root these out."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: The Heart, Deception

  • "Now, it should not surprise us that there are strong deceptions or "powerful delusions" around today, for this is exactly what the Scriptures predict will happen. All the way through the New Testament we are warned of these days - over and over again."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Deception

  • "Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married state. Look not therein for contentment greater than God will give, or a creature in this world can receive, namely, to be free from all inconveniences. Marriage is not like the hill of Olympus, wholly clear, without clouds."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Marriage, Deception

  • "If you have been touched or involved in any way with manifestations or experiences that you think may not have been from God, then I urge you to utterly RENOUNCE (with your mouth, but also from the depths of your very being in Jesus' name) any links or involvement with that experience or 'anointing'."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Repentance, Deception

  • "I do not think that we should look upon painful experiences too pessimistically. Surely they are more profitable than we think at the time we are going through the anguish connected with them. But if they are to be of any benefit to us, we must, in the first place, be truthful and not begin to practice deception, that is, excuse and defend our slovenly prayer life. We must admit our weakness in prayer; admit that we are faced with a problem which cannot be solved by our own efforts."

    - Ole Hallesby
    Topics: Pain, Deception

  • "What would you expect? Sin will not come to you, saying, "I am sin." It would do little harm if it did. Sin always seems "good, and pleasant, and desirable," at the time of commission."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Deception, Sin

  • "Saints not only desire to love and speak truth with their lips, but they seek to be true within; they will not lie even in the closet of their hearts, for God is there to listen; they scorn double meanings, evasions, equivocations, white lies, flatteries, and deceptions."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Truth, Deception

  • "Unless we examine what we believe and why we believe it, we can easily be deceived and not know it."

    - Pamela Christian
    Topics: Belief, Deception

  • "Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Happiness, Sin, Deception

  • "Instead of REPENTANCE, people are getting all kinds of counterfeit spiritual experiences. There seems to be almost no discernment at all."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Repentance, Discernment, Deception

  • "We need to realize that the Bible says to "test the spirits" and warns very strongly that the Last Days will be a time of "seducing spirits" and great deception."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Deception

  • "But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Service, Knowledge, Deception

  • "To deliberately seek or glorify any form of guidance is an outright invitation to spiritual deception, we are not to seek or specify how God should speak, but only seek Him in any way that He wishes to make Himself known."

    - Winkie Pratney
    Topics: God, Deception

  • "Intellectual deception always follows moral rejection."

    - Winkie Pratney
    Topics: Rebellion, Deception

  • "Any time we open ourselves up to fear, we fall prey to his deceptions and intimidations. Yet, if we submit our hearts to God and stand in faith, we can resist those first fearful thoughts. As we yield to God we can master our reactions to fear and the enemy will soon flee."

    - Francis Frangipane
    Topics: Fear, Faith, Deception

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