leading astray

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Noun1.leading astray - the act of enticing others into sinful ways
enticement, temptation - the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire; "his enticements were shameless"
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18:6, Jesus warns against leading astray a little one "who believes in me." The word astray defines one who is subsequently damned to everlasting Hell.
Do you really want to risk leading astray those who have just a foot or a toe even on the path to heaven?