Watch Out for False Teachers

Read the Bible in a year by reading Second Peter 2 today.
It is a sad truth; there will be false teachers who will be among you. Be ready that you be not led astray. Peter prophesied,
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction (2Peter 2:1).
The rest of the chapter, and parts of chapter three, reveal characteristics of false teachers. Sometimes we as Christians are overly zealous in detecting false teachers, being suspicious of everyone, but others, seeing that wrong-headed zeal, go to the other extreme and exercise no caution, opening themselves up to any influence that comes along. The fact is the Bible warns us of false teachers. Therefore, be aware of that fact and read the characteristics of false teachers that Peter provided, remembering what he taught, and then move on to show love to everyone. You will know the false teachers when they arrive.

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