Is what they teach (i.e., the pastor or teacher) better than what God said? Do you realize you are saying God’s Word is not important and that their message means more to you? As an example, even though God only required that the Israelites pay tithes. You pay tithes because your pastor or teacher tells you to. So please take 8 minutes to find out more.
Is What They Teach Better Than What God Said?
STM Bible Lesson
Lesson focus: 2 Peter 2:1-3. Bible lesson background 2 Peter 2:1-3: Peter warns us about false teachers and their deceptive teachings. As we see today, they often have large congregations, aka mega-churches. They will cause many unbelievers to not trust in God. Most of all, he warned that they are greedy money-lovers. Typical of today’s pastors, who “live large” in huge homes and own luxurious things, including private jets, etc. Beware of false teachers!
Warning: pay attention to what they teach as well as what they don’t teach
Feel-good preachers are nothing more than motivational speakers
The deceit of human wisdom
Your comfort zone
The right teaching will sometimes cause discomfort, aka conviction and guilt. If it never occurs, find a different place to worship.
The Holy Spirit convicts concerning sin
Your pastor’s teaching should also
Invest in your salvation; study your Bible
Be Aware of What They Teach
Keep doing the right things
Regardless of what they teach, you should be sure you are doing what God wants: continuing to work out your salvation. After all, God’s message is always better than what they say! Thank you for taking the time to read this Bible lesson. I urge you to make full use of it. Blessings to you and your loved ones—♥ Tim. ☺
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