If at any time the words “Trust but verify,” apply, it’s when hearing a word from someone that claims to have a revelation. 1 Kgs 13.
“If God’s word is in our heart it will also be at the heart of our day. We must redeem the time because the days are evil (Ephesians 5:16; Colossians 4:5). This means that we must spend our time profitably.” —Roy Davison
“When superficially studied, the Scripture can spawn doubt. When thoroughly analyzed, the inspired word dispels uncertainty.” —Ed Mathews, Bible Doctrines