It seems false teachers are around every corner, or at least every other scroll on social media.
Oh, how I agree with Allie Beth Stuckey who warned in the video I posted yesterday about their slyness.
Yes, the Grammy performance was dark, awful, and obvious…and none of us should be watching these shows.
But false teachers abound and are even more dangerous! They sound reasonable and loving, but they promote a dangerous, false narrative that will certainly lead many astray and some to hell.
In these hard days, we absolutely have to learn to test everything we hear. Christian, let’s diligently research who we allow to speak into our lives. Let’s test what they are saying and keep testing it!
Let’s be aware that false teachers often use “feel-good” words but little truth. They will rarely use scripture in their messages, or if they do, they will twist it and rely heavily on their own opinions often using phrases like “I think” or “I feel”.
They may give themselves away by the “nuances” they like to point out as they add to, or take away from Scripture. (See Rev 22:18-19)
Below is an example of one couple who both call themselves pastors (this should be an immediate red flag) and now lead one of the biggest churches in America (Saddleback Church). Watch this and prayerfully ask yourself if their message lines up with Scripture.
Oh friends, we have to test everything! Teach your kids and grandkids to critically think and also test everything and hold on to the good (1 Thess 5:21); and as Paul admonishes us at the end of the letter we have been studying , do this so that you may know how to answer each one (Col 4:6).
“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths“ (2 Tim 4:3-4)
Oh friends, we are all being manipulated and lied to every day. We have an enemy and he has set his sights on those we love. Let’s seek truth so we can walk in it and not be deceived or suffer from the destruction false teaching brings.
“Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not become partners with them; for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord. Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. (Eph 5:6-11)
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Amen! We have to guard our hearts, minds, and souls from these false teachers!
Thank you Kim!
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