8237 doctrine, false

8237 doctrine, false

Teaching that distorts or contradicts the revealed truth of God, causing division and distress in the church by leading people away from the truth.

False doctrine deviates from the truth

It contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ Jude 3-4 See also 1Co 3:10-13; 2Co 11:3-4; Gal 1:6-7; 1Ti 6:3-4; 2Jn 7

It may be of human origin Col 2:8 See also Col 2:20-23; Mt 15:8-9 pp Mk 7:6-7; Isa 29:13

It may be of demonic origin

1Ti 4:1-5 See also 1Jn 4:2-3

The dangers of false doctrine

It leads to instability and confusion Eph 4:14 See also Ac 15:24; Gal 1:7; 1Ti 1:18-20; 2Ti 2:16-18; Tit 1:10-11; Heb 13:9; 2Pe 3:17

It causes division Ro 16:17-18 See also 1Ti 1:3-4

It leads to severe punishment Gal 1:8-9 See also 2Co 11:13-15; 2Pe 2:1,17; Rev 2:14-16

False doctrine is to be dealt with by the church

Tit 1:10-11 See also 1Ti 1:3; Tit 1:13-14

False doctrine will be common in later times

1Ti 4:1 See also Mk 13:5-6 pp Lk 21:8; 2Th 2:3; 2Ti 4:3-4

See also

1460truth
2420gospel
5441philosophy
5794asceticism
7774prophets, false
8226discernment
8703antinomianism
8710atheism
8749false teachers
8750false teachings
8766heresies
8774legalism
8775libertinism

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