Matthew 7:15-23: False Prophets

“Beware of false prophets,” our Lord cautions.  The danger is real; otherwise, why did Jesus warn us with such words?  Now, if a false prophet can exist, so also can false teaching and worship.  From their mouths flow words of death, not life. “Enter through the narrow gate,” the warning continues.  Why?  The boulevard of […]

1 Timothy, Lesson 11: Slavery, False Teaching, and the Dangers that Can Come with Wealth

Paul, having finished dealing with overseers/elders, he now deals with slaves and their masters.   Slaves and Masters Read 1 Timothy 6:1 How does Paul want slaves to treat their masters? Why?   Discuss: “the name of God” and “the Teaching” [note the definite article, “the”].   Read 1 Timothy 6:2a For believing slaves and […]