What makes false teachers so dangerous is that many really do have God-given talents, but like Balaam they use them for selfish gain.
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False teachers are always on the lookout for unstable souls and these teachers don't just exist on TV or the Internet. They're in our churches. Our best defense against them is still the truth.
How to Spot a Counterfeit: Follow the Money
Peter tells us that false teachers will use plastic words to get to our paper money (or plastic credit cards). If you want to know if a teacher is false, follow the money.
The Gift of Salvation is a Two-Way Street
The dangerous thing about false teachers is that not only have they themselves chosen to reject God’s gift of salvation through Christ, but they have chosen to convince others to do the same.
How to Spot a Counterfeit Step Two: Pay Attention to What is Missing
Magicians work their magic through misdirection. By getting you to focus on what they want you to see, they can remove or alter what you need to see and that misdirection helps them pull off their deception. Sunday, we talked about counterfeit, or false teachers. In order for us to make sure our walk is … Continue reading How to Spot a Counterfeit Step Two: Pay Attention to What is Missing