Episode 2459

7 Marks of a False Teacher

Segment 1 (00:00) – Formal Heretic teaches thing not in line with essential teachings and knows that they are teaching falsely, and they persist. Material Heretics are ignorant and are unaware that they are teaching falsely. The Material Heretic will change their ways when corrected. Thomas Brooks quotes.

Segment 2 (07:42) – We should be thoughtful before accusing someone of being a heretic. False teachers will claim that God has told them they need to expand the sanctuary, etc.

Segment 3 (16:12) – A pastor that is more a showman than a teacher may be a formal heretic. False teachers may use their congregation to make money for themselves. We should lovingly and maturely identify false teachers.

Wretched Surprise! (26:09) – Grace Gem on Gospel Repentance. Genuine repentance makes you feel bad not because you fear consequences, but because you genuinely feel bad for what you did.