False Teachings

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Message by Jory Leong @ SSMC Sunday Celebration on 8 July 2012

Text of False Teachings

  • 1 John 2:18-27

  • Jim Jones

  • 1 John 2:18-27

  • 1 John 2

    Threats faced by the Christians

    The Christians were facing a threat from false teaching, mainly Gnosticism.

    Gnostic Beliefs: Matter is evil and spirit is good.

  • Gnosticism

    2 extreme views

    Body should

    be treated

    harshly

    Sin committed

    in the body

    doesnt matter

  • 1 John 2

    Threats faced by the Christians

    The Christians were facing a threat from false teaching, mainly Gnosticism.

    Gnostic Beliefs: Matter is evil and spirit is good.

    Threat was serious as author used strong language to describe the false teachers -antichrists (2:18) and false prophets (4:1)

  • Dont Drink the Kool Aid

    1. WHY

    2. WHAT

    3. HOW

    is there

    false teaching?

    is false

    teaching?

    do we

    respond?

  • WHY is there false teaching?

    We are in the

    last hour

    1 John 2:18 Dear children, this is the

    last hour; and as

    you have heard that

    the antichrist is

    coming, even now

    many antichrists

    have come. This is

    how we know it is

    the last hour."

  • WHY is there false teaching?

    We are in the

    last hour Last Hour is the period of time

    from Jesus ascension to the

    Second Coming

  • WHY is there false teaching?

    We are in the

    last hour 1 John 2:26 I am writing these things to

    you about those

    who are trying to

    lead you astray.

  • Everything else

    in life can wait,

    but the search for

    God cannot

    wait.

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    1. Saviour

    2. Scripture

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    SAVIOUR

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    Saviour

    1 John 2:22-23

    22 Who is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a person

    is the antichrist - denying the Father and

    the Son. 23 No one who denies the Son

    has the Father; whoever acknowledges

    the Son has the Father also.

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    Saviour

    1 John 2:18

    Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is

    coming, even now many antichrists

    have come. This is how we know it is the

    last hour.

  • anti

    against instead of

  • New Age Jesus

    Da Vinci Code

    Jesus

    Eastern Religion

    Jesus

    Jehovah

    Witnesses Jesus

    Health & Wealth

    Jesus

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    Scripture

  • WHAT is false teaching?

    Scripture

    2 Tim 4:3-4 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.

  • HOW do we respond?

  • HOW do we respond?

    Know the

  • The quickest way to slay error is to proclaim the truth

  • is found in the Word of God

    John 8:31-32 (NLT) Jesus said to the people who believed in him, You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.

  • HOW do I know the truth?

    1 John 2:27 As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit - just as it has taught you, remain in him.

    1 John 2:20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth.

  • The Holy Spirit teaches us &

    reveals the truth of Scripture

    (John 14:26, 1 Cor 12:10-14)

  • 1 John 2:18-27

    WHY is there false teaching? Last Hour

    WHAT is false teaching? 1. Saviour

    2. Scripture

    HOW to respond? Know the

    truth

  • Ancient words ever true Changing me and changing you We have come with open hearts Oh let the ancient words impart

    Ancient Words