2 Corinthians 11
There is a difference between loving the idea of a person and actually loving the person.
We get a perfect image from this book of christian maturity and how it responds and acts to controversy, disagreements etc.
Paul is affectionate but he is bold. In today’s society, to avoid being judgmental, christian’s may not speak truth.
How to identify a false teacher, they are
- Disguised-False teachers don’t look like false teachers
- Deceitful-They tell lies
- Doomed-They may win the popularity contest, but in the reality of eternity they are doomed
How to identify false teaching
- Questioning God’s word
- Twisting God’s word
- Denies God’s word
We need to be people that are saturated in God’s word.