Add parallel Print Page Options

Test What People Say

Dear friends, stop believing[a] every spirit. Instead, test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

This is how you can recognize God’s Spirit: Every spirit who acknowledges that Jesus the Messiah[b] has become human—and remains so—is from God.

Read full chapter


  1. 1 John 4:1 Or do not believe
  2. 1 John 4:2 Or Christ

Bible Gateway Sponsors