There’s a three-step process that demons take in the hopes of killing for good one’s faith. The false teachers they use have to deconstruct the truth from your mind and replace it with theirs, or else, it won’t work. We will look at 1 Timothy 4, verses 1 through 3, to show the enemy’s three-step to deception.
The word “apostle” means teacher, one who preaches God’s Word and explains its deep spiritual meaning to the listeners. In Paul’s time, many false teachers and preachers were popping up and teaching the churches—that Paul planted—a different Jesus, one foreign to the gospel.
Before one can begin to do the will of God, the work of God of conversion must take place first. Jesus replied, “The work of God is this: to believe in the One He has sent.”-John 6:29 BSB
Did you ever find yourself doubting the Word of God?
The progressive churches like Holy Cross Lutheran Church are attacking the Great Commission and the Trinity.
Deceiving people to believe in the opposite of what the Bible says and then turning around and saying to them “it was only a joke”, is compared to a maniac. What is a maniac?
The context is referring to believers who are the elders and leaders of their church community who are responsible for how they live before God and people. When a Christian leader slips into sin and for whatever reason continues in that lifestyle, God will bring swift judgment which can be death.