False Teachers
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False Teachers

1 Timothy 6:3-5  (ID: 1990)

The purity of the Gospel must be maintained through successive generations so that false teaching can be readily detected. Alistair Begg outlines the characteristics of false teachers and the consequences of their teaching, noting that they primarily seek glory and profit for themselves. Christians in every generation must beware of the temptation of novel preaching and remember that “the main things are the plain things and the plain things are the main things.”

Series Containing This Sermon

Household of Faith, Volume 2

1 Timothy 5:1-6:21 Series ID: 15402

3If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound2 words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, 4he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions, 5and constant friction among people who are depraved in mind and deprived of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of gain.

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Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.