Jesus answered: "Watch out that no one deceives you.1
References for Matthew 24:4
For many will come in my name, claiming, 'I am the Christ, ' and will deceive many.2
References for Matthew 24:5
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.
Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom.3 There will be famines4 and earthquakes in various places.
References for Matthew 24:7
All these are the beginning of birth pains.
"Then you will be handed over to be persecuted5 and put to death,6 and you will be hated by all nations because of me.7
References for Matthew 24:9
At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other,