The Danger of Deceptive Disciples
Jonathan Brooks   -  

As Paul continued in his letter to Timothy, he warned him to be aware of the deceptive disciples that had crept into the church. These people appeared to be godly men, but were practicing sin and leading people astray. Churches are often known for judging people outside of the church, but Scripture tells us to examine within the church and practice church discipline, when necessary. When we lovingly speak truth into each others’ lives, we will help keep the church from being led away by false teachers. We must trust God’s providence that even though people may try to lead others away from sound doctrine, that they will not have the final victory in light of eternity. God’s purpose for the Church will come to…