Talks for Growing Christians
The Dangers of False Teaching and Unsound Doctrine
Lesson Number 49
- False teachers and their followers cause divisions.
- False teachers and their followers produce offenses.
- False teachers and their followers serve themselves.
- False teachers and their followers deceive the simple.
- Ignorance is bliss.
- Satan is no match for your obedient feet.
- In this section, Paul writes about two warnings. What are they?
- To whom was Paul referring in these warnings?
- Give an example of a false teacher who produces offenses.
- How does a false teacher serve himself?
- How do false teachers deceive the simple?
- The dangers of false teaching and the effects of unsound doctrine.
- Probably to the Judaizers, the legalists of that day.
- Someone who teaches theistic evolution.
- He makes wealth his God by preaching the "prosperity" gospel, that all should be rich (quite contrary to the way Jesus lived).
- By using smooth words and deceitful speech. They make false teaching look good.
- We are warned to beware of false teachers. How can we discern false teachers? Give an example of a false teacher.
- What does it mean, "ignorance is bliss?"
- Are you in despair; are you demoralized or discouraged? If Satan has you defeated spiritually, check it out. Are you being obedient to God's word?
- "Note those who cause divisions and offenses, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them." Romans 16:17
- "Your obedience has become known to all. Be wise in what is good and simple concerning evil." Romans 16:19
- "The God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen." Romans 16:20