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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

False Teachers

Discerning Teaching from God

Discerning Teaching from God – John 7:17

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If teaching glorifies God, aligns with Jesus and his apostles, and guides us in doing God's will, then we can have confidence it is from God.

The Spirit of the Antichrist

The Spirit of the Antichrist – 1 John 4:1-3

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The spirit of the antichrist is alive today, seeking to deceive and draw people away from Christ and the salvation he brings to us

Prophets Who Tell Us What We Want to Hear

Prophets Who Tell Us What We Want to Hear – Micah 2:11

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Rather than listen to prophets or teachers who tell us what we want to hear, we should listen to those whose message conforms to Scripture.

Avoid Foolish Controversies and Arguments

Avoid Foolish Controversies and Arguments – Titus 3:9-10

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Avoid getting caught up in foolish controversies, arguments, and theological debates that are unprofitable and cause division.

Beware of flimsy whitewashed walls

Beware of Flimsy Whitewashed Walls – Ezekiel 13:10-12

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Don't be taken in by false prophets and their whitewashed walls. Be sure that your faith and life are built on the solid foundation of Jesus

Test the spirits to see if they are from God

How Can We Test the Spirits to Know if They Are from God?

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Learn to distinguish the Spirit of God from the false spirits that are so prevalent in the world and who sneak into the church.

The danger of false prophets

The Danger of False Prophets – Jeremiah 14:13-14

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False prophets proclaim a message that is from themselves rather than God. And their danger is that they lead many away from the truth.

Signs of Cults and Their Leaders

What Are the Signs of Cults and Their Leaders?

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How can we distinguish orthodox Christianity from cults? There are a number of signs that can help is to recognize cults and their leaders.

Jesus Is the Ultimate Truth

Jesus Is the Ultimate Truth – 2 Timothy 3:7

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People can look for truth in many different places. And there is some in many of them. But the ultimate truth is only found in Jesus.

Guard What Is Entrusted to You

Guard What Is Entrusted to You – 1 Timothy 6:20-21

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We are called to guard the truths of the gospel that have been entrusted to us. Hold tightly to them and pass them on to others.

Nourished on the Truths of the Faith

Nourished on the Truths of the Faith – 1 Timothy 4:6

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How can you distinguish and confront false teaching? By daily finding nourishment in the truths of the faith. By spending time in God's word.

False and Misleading Prophets

False and Misleading Prophets – Lamentations 2:14

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False and misleading prophets abound. Rather than proclaiming God's word, they say what people want to hear so they can collect a following.

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