Presentation on theme: "Victory Over SPIRITUAL ERRORS"— Presentation transcript:
1 Victory Over SPIRITUAL ERRORS chapter 7Victory Over SPIRITUAL ERRORSJesus replied, "You are in errorbecause you do not know the Scripturesor the power of God." Matthew 22:29
2 What is Spiritual Error? Elevating human reasoning above God's Word.
3 False Teachings That Lead To Spiritual Error There are many sincere and well-meaning people who are teaching a false gospel. Some have added to the message, resulting in legalism, or have deleted essential parts of the gospel, such as the Lordship of Christ or repentance. Paul addressed the problem of the false gospel to the Galatian church.
4 False teachings that lead to spiritual error: 1. False GospelI am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel - which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ. Galatians 1:6-7There are many sincere and well-meaning people who are teaching a false gospel. Some have added to the message, resulting in legalism, or have deleted essential parts of the gospel, such as the Lordship of Christ or repentance. Paul addressed the problem of the false gospel to the Galatian church.
5 False teachings that lead to spiritual error: 2. Unbiblical TeachingBut I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent's cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ. For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached…you put up with it easily enough. 2 Corinthians 11:3-4There have been many unbiblical teachings about Jesus throughout history. Some have so focused on his divinity that they have rejected his humanity. Others have gone to the opposite extreme, teaching that Jesus was just a good teacher. To avoid spiritual error, we must base our teaching about the life, person, and work of Christ on God's written word.
6 Examples of Spiritual Error (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others)(Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others)Examples of Spiritual Error
7 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:1. False Religions(ie. Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam)They were disputing with Paul about their own religion and about some man named Jesus who had died. But Paul claimed that Jesus is alive. Acts 25:19
8 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:2. Cults(ie. Jehovah's Witness, Mormonism)Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world. Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist. 2 John 1:7
9 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:3. Idol worship(ie. Catholic saints, Mary worship, idols)You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anythi1Jg in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I am a jealous God. Exodus 20:4-5
10 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:4. Unbiblical covenants(ie. Freemasonry, fraternities, societies)Swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath. James 5:12Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? 2 Cor 6:14
11 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:5. False beliefs(ie. Marxism, Atheism, Humanism)See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ. Col 2:8
12 (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, others) Examples of Spiritual Error:6. Occult(ie. Witchcraft, Satanism, Ouija boards)Let no one be found among you who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead. Deuteronomy 18: 10-12
13 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error We can guard ourselves and others from falling into error by observing the following:
14 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error: 1. Read your BibleEvery Scripture passage is inspiredby God. All of them are useful forteaching, pointing out errors,correcting people, and trainingthem for a life that has God'sapproval. They equip God's servantsso that they are completely preparedto do good things. 2 Timothy 3:16-17We can guard ourselves and others from falling into error by observing the following:
15 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error: 2. Get to know JesusYou diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me.John 5:39
16 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error: 3. Listen to your leadersHe gave some to be apostles, prophets, evangelists, and pastors and teachers, to prepare Gods people for works of service, so…we all reach unity in the faith…and become mature…Then we will no longer beinfants…blown by everywind of teaching and by thecunning and craftiness ofmen in their deceitfulscheming. Eph 4:11-14
17 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error: 4. Expose spiritual errorHave nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. Ephesians 5:11
18 How to Be Set Free From Spiritual Error: 5. Confess Jesus is LordIf you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord, " and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
19 The video is all about believing in the Word of God – and in Jesus Christ.
20 Q & A Personal Profile Partner Sharing Ministry Time
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