1 John 4:1-2 NIV

Test the Spirits

1 Dear friends,1 do not believe every spirit,2 but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.3

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2 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh4 is from God,5

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