Jude 1-16 and Romans 6:1-23
Apostasy – the act of twisting scripture and bearing false witness or teaching.
We must avoid treating God’s grace as a license for immorality.
3 examples of rebellion:
- Children of Israel –
- The Angels –
- Sodom & Gomorrah –
False teachers will claim they have secret knowledge and authority.
God’s Word is Jesus – no person has authority over Him.
False Teachers exhibit: Pride, selfishness, jealousy, greed, lust for power, disobedience to God’s Word.
False teachers those who bear false witness of Christ through divisiveness and manipulation of others.
Main Point: To be a contender we must be growing disciples of Jesus who produce fruit and make other disciples.