INTRODUCTION Ôö¼┬« Rosemary Bardsley 2007 The title of this study series, 'How to deal with false teaching', assumes a number of facts: 1. That there is such a thing as 'false teaching' 2. That there is such a thing as teaching that is not 'false' 3. That, in a fundamental and eternal sense, it actually […]

Study 1: know the bible's perspective on human ideologies Throughout the Bible there is clear evidence that belief in the God who claims in the Bible to be the only true God, has, since Genesis 3, been repeatedly either distorted or replaced by other belief systems or ideologies. The rejection of the word and the […]

Study 3: Know what the old testament says about false teaching False teaching is teaching or belief that is contrary to the teaching of the Bible. It is sometimes called 'heresy'. Its perpetrators are called variously 'false prophets', 'false teachers', or 'false apostles', as well as a range of rather scathing and derogatory terms which […]

HOW TO DEAL WITH FALSE TEACHING SUMMARY OF STUDIES Introduction Study 1: Know the Bible's perspective on human ideologies The Bible defines substitute religions and human ideologies as false The Bible affirms that Christ alone is the one true truth Study 2: Know the fundamental difference between the true truth and false teaching The true […]

Study 8: Know the key areas of doctrine affected by false teaching False teaching is exactly that: false teaching. Part of the subtlety of false teaching, and part of the ease with which it deceives people is due to the fact that a lot of what false teachers write or say is true, or sounds […]

Study 6: Obey the biblical commands about false teaching Our attitude and response to false teaching and false teachers is a matter of obedience to our Lord. He knows that false teaching is present, and will continue to be present until he returns. His word contains clear instructions that tell us what we should do […]

Study 7: Understand the importance of our minds Contemporary Christianity displays a serious ignorance of the importance of our minds. One could say that contemporary popular Christianity has for a large part abdicated its mind. In its emphasis on unity, on experience, on feelings and on relationship it appears to have overlooked the biblical emphasis […]