Tag Archive: False Teachers

Mar 09

Tim Challies – False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines

For the past few years, lists of Christian bestsellers have been topped by a book claiming fresh revelation from Jesus Christ. Before that, they were overrun by books describing people’s purported visits to heaven. And before the heaven tourism fad, there was the best-selling novel that reframed the doctrine of the Trinity. Meanwhile, the largest …

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Sep 22

Thomas Brooks – 7 Characteristics of False Teachers

That Satan labours might and main, by false teachers, which are his messengers and ambassadors, to deceive, delude, and for ever undo the precious souls of men (Acts 20:28-30; 2 Cor. 11:13-15; Eph. 4:14; 2 Tim. 3:4-6; Titus 1:11,12; 2 Peter 2:18,19): “I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, …

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Sep 08

David Mathis – The Surprising Truth About False Teachers

The question is not whether you ever hear the voice of false teachers. You do — probably every day. The question is whether you can discern which messages are false. If you watch any television, listen to any radio or podcasts, keep up on the news, or interact at depth with just about anyone in …

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Feb 25

Nathan Finn – How to Spot a False Teacher

False teachers come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from the most deranged cult leader to the most winsome television preacher. Too many professing Christians are duped into embracing heretical ideas or endorsing spiritually dangerous movements. Some of these movements even pass themselves off as evangelical. If you’re a pastor, chances are at least a …

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Mar 19

Colin Smith – 7 Traits of False Teachers

“There were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you.” (2 Peter 2:1) There are no “ifs, ands, or buts” in Peter’s words. It’s a clear and definite statement. There were false prophets among the people (of Israel in the Old Testament). That’s a matter of history. False …

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