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Messages with tag - False teachers

Colossians (2011)
Sun, Feb 19, 2012
by Robert Dean
Passage: Colossians 2:16-4:5
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 47 mins 32 secs
All believers are engaged in a cosmic spiritual battle. The conflict may not be within the obvious spheres of personal or physical enemies. Satan is our arch-enemy and inculcates his false system of thinking on the human race in various guises. At the core of Satan-promoted thinking is an assault on God’s authority. However, Satan is the master counterfeiter and disguises his false religions and philosophies with the robes of righteousness and light. This makes these systems attractive to our sin nature. Learn in this lesson the commonalities and dangers of Satan’s worldly thought systems that sabotage our reliance on the all-sufficiency of Christ and our spiritual growth.
Romans (2010)
Thu, Aug 15, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Romans 9:6-13
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 6 secs
Can we count on God to keep His promises? Listen to this lesson to learn how the Apostle Paul wrestles with this question concerning God's promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Find out what it means to be Jewish and how those long lists of generations in the Bible are not there to put us to sleep. Watch out for "wolves in sheep's clothing" who say they are our spiritual teachers but don't stick to Bible texts.
Acts (2010)
Tue, Nov 05, 2013
by Robert Dean
Passage: Acts 20:7-38
Series: Acts (2010)
Duration: 57 mins 48 secs
Why would any young man turn down a chance for fame and fortune to follow a path that leads to suffering and persecution? Listen as the Apostle Paul delivers a stirring farewell message to pastors encouraging them to communicate the Word of God and not go off course or give up. See how he lays out the way that the pastor must address people in terms of their thinking and strengthen them to face the challenges of life. Discover that there is a colossal future inheritance for those who produce divine good that far outweighs the rewards of any career path in this world.
Matthew (2013)
Sun, Nov 06, 2016
by Robert Dean
Passage: Matthew 23:1-5
Series: Matthew (2013)
Duration: 57 mins
Would it surprise you to know that God hates religion? Listen to this lesson to learn how Jesus confronted the Pharisees over their rituals and legalism. Hear five points on the differences between Christianity and religion. See the importance of having a relationship with God rather than trying to impress God with our good deeds. Be on the lookout for false teachers who deny that the Scriptures are the inspired Word of God.
2 Peter (2019)
Thu, May 16, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 50 secs
Ready for a bird’s-eye view of Second Peter? Listen to this lesson to learn the emphasis in this epistle and what Peter wanted his readers to know. Find out that it is only through knowledge of God’s revealed Word that we can understand divine thinking. See how false teachers can lead those astray who are not grounded in God’s truth and hear examples of false teachers in times past. Find out about the sufficiency of God and how those who live by their lusts self destruct.
2 Peter (2019)
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 1
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 8 secs
What can we learn from a study of 2 Peter? Listen to this lesson to get an overview of the epistle and review what we studied earlier this year. Hear about the Apostle Paul and his unique qualifications as he depended on God the Holy Spirit in authoring this Book. Find out the importance of growing to spiritual maturity and becoming productive in order to discern false teaching.
2 Peter (2019)
Thu, Nov 05, 2020
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 2-3
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 10 secs
Are you ready to take a quick trip through the remainder of 2 Peter to hear what is as relevant to us today as it was when it was written nearly 2,000 years ago? Find out the emphasis is on false teachers with a number of examples from the past that show God’s judgment. See the motivation of these teachers and the destructiveness of what they said to people’s spiritual life. Examine how this parallels Jude’s warnings and the role of the angelic conflict in all of it.
2 Peter (2019)
Thu, Nov 12, 2020
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 2:1-3
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 11 mins 1 sec

Are you gullible and easily led astray concerning the truth of God’s Word? Listen to this lesson to learn about false teachers whose mission is to make you believe a lie and reject the truth. Find out the characteristics of these deceivers including their greed and desire for admiration. Hear principles concerning prophets and whether that is a legitimate spiritual gift today. Continue to study God’s Word by means of the Holy Spirit so you are enabled to discern errors.

Please note that as of this lesson, the 2 Peter series is continued in the Angelic Rebellion series now being taught by Dr. Dean. Please go to the Angelic Rebellion series to continue your study in 2 Peter.

2 Peter (2019)
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 2:9-11
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 14 mins 42 secs
Are you getting too comfortable with the pagan worldview around you? Listen to this lesson to be reminded that God always punishes the ungodly but delivers those who believe in Him. Hear a description of those who are guided by the lusts of their sin natures. See what message and ideas false teachers are bringing. Keep in mind that although we live in the devil’s world we can stand firm and know that God is protecting us.
2 Peter (2019)
Thu, Apr 22, 2021
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Peter 2:9-12
Series: 2 Peter (2019)
Duration: 1 hr 13 mins 41 secs
How have false teachers affected the Church in America? Listen to this lesson to hear a history of the Pentecostal Holiness movement in three waves beginning in the late 1800s. See its connection with a false doctrine of the baptism of the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues. See how the Apostle Peter warned against the enticements of false teachers and their destiny of destruction. Understand we need to be protected by the truth of God's Word so we can spot the false teaching around us.