How can we avoid being deceived?

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We are not to run after miracles, but we are rather to seek the pure doctrine of God’s Word and adhere to it. At the same time we are to avoid those who teach contrary to God’s Word, even though their “miracles” appear to be genuine.

Deut. 13:1-4: If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying: Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them. Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

2 Thess. 2:10: And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish (those who follow the miracles of the Antichrist), because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.