What the Bible says false teachers and how to identify them.

button_false.jpgA recent post over at Pulpit Pimps provided a great illustration using scripture on how we can identify false teachers and those teaching with alternative motives.

I’m not the biggest supporter of taking individual sentences out of context, but I think in this situation each sentence of text speaks very specifically and clearly. I’ve read these time and time again, but have never seen them compiled in this manner.

From their post:

Here are some of the same things God says about false teachers:

• They are ravenous wolves (Matthew 7:15-16)
• They are practicers of lawlessness (Matthew 7:22-23)
• They are hypocrites ( Matt 15:7-9)
• They are thieves (John 10:1)
• They are slaves of their own appetites (Romans 16:18)
• They are men of flesh (1 Cor 3:1-4)
• They are peddlers of the word of Christ(2 Cor 2:17)
• They are accursed (Galatians 1:6-8)
• They are tricksters and schemers (Ephesians 4:14)
• They are deluders (Ephesians 4:14)
• They are deceivers (Colossians 2:8)
• They are defrauders (Colossians 2:18-19)
• They are teachers of strange doctrine (1 Timothy 1:3)
• They are blasphemers, and have been handed over to Satan (1 Timothy 1:19-20)
• They are teachers of myth (2 Timothy 4:3-4)
• They are paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons (1 Timothy 4:1-3)
• They are liars (1 Timothy 4:1-3)
• They are conceited and understand nothing (1 Timothy 6:3-4)
• They have gone astray (1 Timothy 6:20-21)
• They are evil men, deceiving and being deceived (2 Timothy 3:13)
• They are empty talkers, after sordid gain (Titus 1:10-11)
• They turn away from the truth (Titus 1:13-14)
• They are false prophets, false teachers, greedy exploiters (2 Peter 2:1-4)
• They are stains and blemishes, greedy, loving of wages of unrighteuosness (2 Peter 2:13-15)
• They are slaves of corruption (2 Peter 2:19-20)
• They are ungodly (Jude 4)
• They are rebellious people (Isaiah 30:9)

Here is the whole post.


About Matthew Blair

Sinner saved by grace.
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3 Responses to What the Bible says false teachers and how to identify them.

  1. iventbyblogging says:

    Awesome, thanks for the info!

  2. rodney says:

    Thank you administrator for allowing the spirit of the lord to guide you to the words of truth!

  3. karen Gray says:

    Thank you for your hard work this post is very helpful for me . You are appreciated.
    God Bless

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