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The False Teachings of Simon Mangus

Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great. - Acts 8:9

Most evangelicals have heard the story of "Simon the Sorcerer" who was amazed by the power the Apostles had and offered money to them for such a power. But the story does not begin there but with the deacon Philip who was ordained by the original Apostles in Jerusalem. Philip at some point went out preaching the Good News abroad and ended up in Samaria. He had great success in a certain area where many committed to the Lord and were baptized. Even this sorcerer who was deceiving the peoples: "Simon himself believed and was baptized" (Acts 8:13). Now we revisit what happened to this man who believed in the Lord, he was fascinated by the power the Apostles had to lay hands on people and they received the Holy Spirit. That desire that he had when unconverted to have the attention of the people came back and "he offered them money" so that he could get this power too. The Apostle Peter discerned his wrong dangerous motives of his heart and gave him a very stern warning that he was "full of bitterness and captive to sin" (Acts 8:23). Essentially he was bitter and envious that others had the crowds attention. He did not want to elevate the Lord but himself. He starting as a believer then took the road of an apostate starting to teach false heresies in the Church.

In Church history he is also known as "Simon Magus" or "Simon the Magician" and it was believed that most heresies in the Church arose from this individual. His influence grew to a place were a sect known as Simonians, the sect flourished in Syria, in various districts of Asia Minor and at Rome. And was an early Apostolic belief that from Simon's teachings "whom all sorts of heresies derive their origin" according to Irenaeus. This is again proof that all wrong teachings in the Church begin from within the Church and from believers who depart from the faith. Justin Martyr said of Simon Magnus: "This man, then, was glorified by many as if he were a god; and he taught that it was himself who appeared among the Jews as the Son, but descended in Samaria as the Father while he came to other nations in the character of the Holy Spirit. He represented himself, in a word, as being the loftiest of all powers, that is, the Being who is the Father over all, and he allowed himself to be called by whatsoever title men were pleased to address him." It perhaps is not surprising that the first false teacher in the Book of Acts is one that preforms great outward signs, for our Lord says in the last days: "False messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect" (Matthew 24:24). The enemy never truly changes his tactics. It is also not surprising that money was used to try and be spiritual before men and that error of "simony" continues.

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Being Humble and Having Compassion On Others

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. - 1 Peter 3:8

Peter the Apostle writes these words to the believers in his day to have a lowly mind towards others in the body of Christ and in the world. You can imagine that he recalls all the scenes where Jesus was maligned, spoken against and cursed. Times when Jesus was brought to the edge of the cliff and what a miracle that he walked away from it unscathed. He saw through all the difficulties of his earthly ministry that he did not open his mouth to sin against others. He was the great example of love, humility, compassion. It sometimes is very hard to be compassionate to others when we have never received compassion or to be sympathetic when we were never treated in such a way. Paul the Apostle shares with the believers that he was able to be compassionate with them because the Lord was compassionate with him in his trials (2 Corinthians 1). To be humble is just not just something we choose to do but something we choose to forbear when others insult or belittle us. God can give us the grace to humble ourselves in any situation so that we can be compassionate and gracious. The ultimate example of this is found in Jesus Christ on the cross who at that moment should have had the right to defend himself but rather shows compassion to those crucifying him.

Chrysostom says, "For nothing is so acceptable to God as to number one’s self with the last. This is a first principle of all practical wisdom. For he that is humbled, and bruised in heart, will not be vainglorious, will not be wrathful, will not envy his neighbor, will not harbor any other passion." When we put ourselves down to the last what we do is see ourselves as a servant to all. When we all ourselves to go low we can encourage all others. The Apostles put themselves last (1 Corinthians 4:9) so they were able to serve and uplift all. There is no greater place in this earth then the place of helping others, serving others, blessing others. Though we should be served let us serve. Though we should be first let us be last. Follow in this way of humility and God will smile upon you and you will be a light to others and they will glorify your Heavenly Father.

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Spiritual Warfare and Standing in Victory

Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. - Ephesians 6:11

Sometimes in life you feel irrational feelings and pressures. This can come to a point when it seems hopeless or the pressures seem so great. In families the children, and parents can all feel under a weight, what can be the cause of this? When we recognize spiritual warfare we recognize that we are not just in a physical world but a spiritual one also. There are hosts of demons who seek to influence and bring hurt to godly families and godly ministers of the gospel. If we call ourselves by the name of Christ we will be a targets for the attacks of the enemy. Many people say to not blame the devil for everything but the same is true that it is foolish to think nothing is of the devil either. This world is greatly under the influence of the hosts of wickedness and as believers we are to stand against these in the Name of the Lord. We should at times recognize if the enemy of our souls is active in the lives of brethren around us finding a foothold in their lives. Or over the family in some way being able to put pressures and suggestions that are not of the Lord. We must never look to flesh and blood but realize that the enemy can get a foothold in our minds in many areas of life and that we should intercede for our loved ones, ourselves or others in the body of Christ to be set free from that influence.

We are encouraged by the Apostle Paul to firstly stand firm and to be strong in the Lord (Ephesians 6:10). We are redeemed by the precious blood of Jesus and he is the victor over our souls. The cross triumphed over all demon forces and Christ is victor! We must stand on the reality of this triumph that was accomplished. Putting on all the armour of God is to think through all that the Lord has done to free us and keep us safe from the attacks of the enemy. Lastly we are encouraged to be in great prayer for ourselves and all saints, "for all the Lord’s people." We are a body of Christ together and to be able to pray even prayers for the entire body of Christ in a city or in the world, are powerful ways to help other fellow believers. We must never grow weary in interceding for others from the finished work of the Cross, we pray from victory. The battle may seem intense but in the end the victory is always ours in Christ Jesus. Amen.

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God's Church has Always Been Unified

No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God’s approval. - 1 Corinthians 11:19

God's heart is for the unity of the body of Christ. There is a greek word for "differences" or "factions" in this verse is where we get the word for heresies. Though these factions will exist, rending and hurting the body of Christ, God will still have a unified Church of believers who hold to the faith. Just as God expressed though the Apostle Paul that grace will be upon all those who truly love the Lord Jesus (Ephesians 6:24) and are holding to this true faith (Jude 1:3). Though the early Church was more unified then our day there still were divisions and sects growing. There were heresies right in the beginning that started. Nicolas one of the seven Deacons apostatized starting teaching errors known as Nicolaitanism (Acts 6:5, Revelation 2:6). Some early Jewish believers were teaching commands of the Law to be obeyed known as Circumcisers (Acts 15:1, Galatians 1:7). Gnosticism was a teaching that carried over into different heresies denying ultimately that Jesus came in the flesh, as matter was seen as evil (Colossians 2:8, 1 John 4:2). And there were simply those like Diotrephes who will not agree with others and only themselves creating division (3 John 1:9).

The way of greatness in the Church is servitude, Diotrephes, on the other hand had a different attitude. Where Jesus declares, “I will build My church” (Matthew 16:18) Diotrephes declares, “I will build my ministry.” No matter how small or large a Church group is, unity will be impossible unless humility exists in the believers and especially the leaders. We can be encouraged that though many heresies and great individualism prevails today, we are still are very much unified as true believers in the Lord. Let us seek as never before to be more unified with brothers and sisters in the Lord and realize being alone we can be greatly deceived. All wrong teachers and teachings came from those who started off believing what was true. This should bring great sobriety upon us to realize we are all prone to deceived and in the end work against what God is doing in the earth. Yes differences and divisions have happened, will happen yet we can be a part of the solution to stay free from errors that will least us astray. There has never been a perfect Church on earth and there never will be. We must be a part of what is imperfect that in the end God will resurrect us, spirit and body, to live everlasting where his Bride will be perfect in all ways.

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Evangelical Christianity Leaving the Path of Truth?

The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end? - Jeremiah 5:31

This verse from the book of Jeremiah was given to me as a prophetic word to me when first starting in the ministry of SermonIndex. Though not understanding of the full implications of such a verse one thing was clear to me over the years that in modern christianity there is a lot of "prophesying of lies." What a tragic time where multitudes of speakers of glowing TV sets give false promises and lies to the people of God. Not only that but many encourage the casting off of all restraint of any sort of religious self denial of the flesh nature. Preachers who love money abound where they look as if they are selling god for a few copper coins of carnal cash. No right minded believer in our day can really look at the situation and think everything is ok. Evangelical American Christianity is being sifted and found wanting. The truth is lying fallen on the streets. And to add sorrow upon sorrow as Jeremiah writes, "my people love it this way." The Church has survived times of testing where false prophets abounded, lairs were lauded, and truth seemed unclear. Several early Church councils meet to simple discuss the divinity of Jesus Christ, his manhood and Deity. This fundamental truth was under attack since the beginning within the Church and without. One of the largest religions in the world started with the premise that Jesus was just a prophet and man not God. Most if not all cults agreed to this untruth of Jesus being created and just a man.

It is interesting to note that in the passage it is said, "the priests rule by their own authority" another way to translate it is, ""the priests remove, or depart by their means." Essentially, what is being said is that the priests through listening to the false prophets departed from the law and order of God. So you have a priesthood that is not doing what is supposed to do. In our day we have pastors seeking to do try a different way of Church, trying different methods and ideas. It seems anything goes in our day and the goal is to please the people. It is the same in Jeremiah's day where the Church of his day left from its godly rule of teaching people between the holy and unholy (Ezekiel 44:23). God is not looking to do Church in a new way but rather to see a continuance of the godly way of teaching his people from right and wrong. Though the Church can have different forms, institutions, systems, the life of the Church continues in our day of those who will not compromise the truths of God's Word and submit to leaders who fear the Lord and serve him rightly. Though the people in Jeremiah's day by-in-large enjoyed the perverted priesthood who did not teach against sin may we not in our day join with such who are seeking religion that will tickle the ears but not bring one closer to the Lord.

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The Holy Calling of Church Leadership

Which was not made known to people in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to God’s holy apostles and prophets. - Ephesians 3:5

During times of apostasy or declension amongst the people of God things that are holy are treated as not. There were people that become known as Nazarite's in early Jewish history who took a specific vow to remain more holy to the Lord in areas of life. Some of these areas were not cutting of the hair and not drinking wine. The reason for the outwards standards were that they were inwardly following the Lord with greater dedication then the normal person. John the Baptist by most Bible scholars was possibly considered a Nazarite and even some have considered Jesus might have been also. When Israel was under God's judgment the Lord said to them: "But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded the prophets not to prophesy" (Amos 2:12). The people of God lost all sensitivity to what was holy and of the Lord and started to defile God's work and his workers. It is amazing how history can repeat itself over and over. We read in the verse above where God calls his Apostles "holy." There are many individuals in our day teaching that christian leadership is really not important and we are all essentially the same. The idea of God calling specific individuals in more of a set apart way has been lost in the mind of most.

This has been the pattern the Lord has done through all Scripture, there has been a lineage of sort all the way from Abel, through the prophets to the Apostles who Jesus choose. And it is not different in our day that God still has those workers, who are set apart of lead the work of God. All movements begin with someone who God raises up whether it is John Wesley, Martin Luther, Chuck Smith, God always has someone who stands in the gap on behalf of dying millions with Christ. Overseers in Churches are said to be given "double honour" (1 Timothy 5:17). And believers are told to "submit to their authority" (Hebrews 13:17). The calling of a leader in the body of Christ is a holy calling that many have diminished in our day. Though all of God's people are holy because they are in-dwelt by the Holy Spirit, there is a special distinction made for those would be Overseers in the Church (1 Timothy 3:1-7). When men and women in society lose the fear of the Lord, they lose their desire to submit not only to God's rule, but society's rules and in the end the leaders in the Church. A minister must be separate, imagine a shepherd acting like a sheep! If you are called to be a shepherd of God's people, seek God, allow God to lead you to be separate, so that you can be one that guides the people between what is holy and unholy (Ezekiel 44:23).

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Why Jesus Christ Came Into The Earth

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. - 1 Timothy 1:15

Timothy was being mentored by the Apostle Paul as he was a younger brother new to his calling from the Lord. Paul was giving him teachings and exhortations that would help him along in the way of being an Apostle to the Churches. Most if not all of the Epistles in the New Testament are letter that give corrections and guidance for mostly problems, false teachings, disputes, divisions and other needful corrections. There are some doctrinal statements as well as sayings that were assumed to be known by all the Churches. The Apostle uses the phrase: "trustworthy saying" to signify such statements usually. In this short statement, it was a fact to the Churches that Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. He did not come into the world to only give teachings, or to be an example only, he rather he came to save people from their sins. Though the divinity of the Lord was not attested yet implications were such as if he was fully God and fully man and how that worked out. But there was no other opinions on why He came to the earth, that was crystal clear in the minds of early believers. 

In our day if you ask people why Jesus Christ came into this world you will get a variety of opinions and reasons. There is not a clarity on what the Gospel or Good News is and what our Lord accomplished coming to the earth. The fact for the resurrection of Christ to be missing from most Gospel presentations speaks to a problem of the clarity in the modern Church of this message. The Early Church had the resurrection message as part of their sermons, the Apostles declared they were witnesses to the resurrection. The meetings of early believers centred around the Holy Communion (Lord's Supper) in which they celebrated the Lord's death and were mindful of his resurrection. Another greek word used for the Communion was the Eucharist, which simply means Thanksgiving. The believers met on the Lord's Day which was the day after the jewish sabbath (Acts 20:7, Revelation 1:10). This day was chiefly to celebrate the Lord's death and resurrection, to partake the Eucharist and to encourage fellow believers to walk as Christ did. Though there were more teachings in the Church, the basic major theme repeated over and over was that "Christ came into the world to save sinners." The Christian life finds meaning only when it centres on this fact of the Lord's death, resurrection and salvation by His blood for the sins of mankind. Humanity's only hope is what is the focal point of Christian worship and life, Our Lord's life, death and resurrection. As we come to the Lord may we also say with the Apostle Paul we are "the worst" but he saved us by his mercy.

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Praying for Deliverance from the hosts of Wickedness

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. - Matthew 6:13

Christianity is not an individualistic religion but a community of believers. Our Lord Jesus teaches us never to be selfish but to realize we are serving a greater body of believers and are a part of them constantly. The Lord's prayer is one of the great example prayers given to us in the Scriptures. It is interesting to note that the prayer is not individualistic but corporate. It starts off with "Our Father" and the prayer speaks never of "me" but of "us." Is this our focus? Do we pray the Lord's prayer with the entire body of Christ even in mind, or our community of believers, or our family? The reliance on others is the way of humility confessing I cannot do it by myself. In spiritual warfare we must also realize that we cannot overcome it by ourselves, that we need the prayers of others, the help of others and especially of the Lord himself. We see a statement in the Lord's Prayer that asks for freedom from the influence of the demonic, "deliver us from the evil one." Early Christian believers who came from idol worshipping backgrounds were asked to renounce the works of satan and were anointed with oil during baptism when the Overseer would say “Let all evil spirits depart from thee.” 

Justin Martyr said, "For we do continually beseech God by Jesus Christ to preserve us from the demons which are hostile to the worship of God, and whom we of old time served, in order that, after our conversion by Him to God, we may be blameless. For we call Him Helper and Redeemer, the power of whose name even the demons do fear; and at this day, when they are exorcised in the name of Jesus Christ, crucified under Pontius Pilate, governor of Judea, they are overcome." This constant, humble reliance on God in prayer to be delivered from the works of the enemy produces freedom and deliverance. Prayers I have prayed often are for all believers in a local area to be unified, to be preserved from false teachers and to be freed from all the work of the hosts of wickedness. The enemy was allowed to come and sift the early Apostles but only through the permission of the Heavenly Father. In the same way we are under the shield and protection of our Lord as long as we claim to that help. Father in heaven, deliver us today from the evil one and hosts of evil in Jesus Name. Amen.

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Walking in the Way of Love As Christ Did

And walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. - Ephesians 5:2

We declare as believers in Jesus Christ that there is nothing we can do to merit eternal salvation, that the Son of God was the one sacrifice for sins. Yet there are sacrifices that we can do that actually please God as a fragrant offering. What is this way that is so pleasing to God? It is the way of love. Though our love and sacrifice never forgives our sins but it does please God. This way of love is the way of the cross, it says no to our flesh and ambitions and yes to serving others. Jesus was a servant to all, he died for others, he laid down his life. When we follow him on this way of love we have to realize that it can be a way of thorns, a way of pain and way of suffering. It is never easy to choose to love especially when we have been hurt. Jesus was very much hurt by the sins of the world, by the rejection of his family, priests and even his disciples. We are given this highest example of Christ who laid down everything for us and so we can also lay down our little lives for others. How pleasing it is to God when our acts of kindness towards others are expressed. When we do a deed of love to an unbeliever, to someone in the body of Christ that offended us. Love covers a multitude of sins, love seeks no wrong.

This way of love goes also beyond disagreements, hurts, problems and good deeds. It can result in a laying down of one's complete life. The early Church saw this way clear as most of the holy Apostles were martyred, Christ was martyred and it was common thought that it was very possible if you followed him you could be put to death also. The way of love lays down its life for the sake of the Good News to a lost a dying world. Though our death does not redeem anyone, its example can as it points to the merit and worth of Jesus Christ. The Early Church Father Ignatius said, "I came bound from Syria for the common name and hope, trusting through your prayers to be permitted to fight with beasts at Rome, that so by martyrdom I may indeed become the disciple of Him who gave Himself for us, an offering and sacrifice to God." God desires to see disciples such as this who follow him in this way of love seeking not to save their lives but to lose them.

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Hearing God's Voice and Following

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. - John 10:27

What a beautiful truth we have to ponder today in hearing God's voice. It is astounding that we mortal beings on this earth can somehow be able to hear the voice of the Father in Heaven. It is sheer love and grace that allows us to be recipients of such a welcome company as God Himself. Once you have spent anytime with an individual you begin to know and understand them and recognize their voice very easily. A mother can tell at times if in the voice there is unrest, anger, hurt, sadness, or peace. Our voice speaks much of who we are and is a large part of our relationship with others. God says to us that if we are his that we will listen to his voice. Being around a farm with sheep for a few months I was able to understand quickly that my voice had no sway with the sheep at all. Trying many times they would not respond or really care for my asking them to come, go or anything. But the shepherd comes and just says a few comforting words you can tell the flock is at ease and starts to move and do things. We should enjoy to hear God's voice, desire to hear it and be glad in his company. God's voice is clearly heard when we take time to hear it, just like any conversation on earth we must usually stop doing other things and devote time to hear someone else. 

We read that God knows those who listen to him. Those who love to read the Bible, those who love to hear godly things spoken about, those who spend time in prayer and stillness to hear God's voice. God can only commune with and know intimately those who have believed in the Son of God and have received the gift of the Holy Spirit. Religious men can understand the Bible but not know God. People can understand factually about God but not know God's ways and his heart. And what is given lastly as the proof of those who hear his voice? They follow him. Many of us want to follow our own ways, even to be spiritual we take bible truths and then follow them ourselves without being guided at times by the Lord. Our Lord simply wants us to be humble, quiet, willing and obedient so we can know him, hear him and follow. Lord, help me to be a simple sheep who enjoys the presence of his Master and hearing the voice, obeys. Amen.

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The Church is God's Family

If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? - 1 Timothy 3:5

When we think of the Church we can think of buildings, organizations, structures, rules, leaders, but we do not think much of family. Yet in the Bible this is the simple picture given in the New Testament of the body of Christ. We are "members of God's family" (Ephesians 2:19) and the "the family of believers" (1 Peter 2:17). And Paul the Apostle encourages believers that they "love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia" (1 Thessalonians 4:10). Paul even gives himself the title of Father and shares pictures of this to the Churches (1 Corinthians 4:15). He also considered his relationship with other Church leaders as a family relationship, "as a son with his father" (Philippians 2:22). In any Church discipline or teaching the Apostles dealt with believers "as a father deals with his own children" (1 Thessalonians 2:11). Paul the Apostle saw himself as a father to the people, "you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel" (1 Corinthians 4:15). St. John also greeted his flock as “my little children” (1 John 2:1). And as we read above one of the very requirements for being a leader in the body of Christ is being a good earthly father to children and therefore treating the body of Christ as a family also.

The Church will always have some sort of structure, at times buildings, and organizations yet the spirit of the Church must be familial. It is amazing that we are not just a family of our own but God considers us his family, we are children of God. Cyprian bishop of Carthage in 250 A.D. says, ""We do not say: 'My Father, who art in heaven,' nor 'Give me this day my bread,' nor does each one ask that only his debt be forgiven him and that he be led not into temptation and that he be delivered from evil from himself alone. Our prayer is public and common, and when we pray, we pray not for one but for the whole people, because we, the whole people, are one." The early Church saw themselves as a family together. Not as separate individuals. Words like brother, sister, Father, child, and inheritance, were common words amongst early believers. Joseph H. Hellerman says, "If we're really serious about spiritual formation, then we must become really serious about creating church communities that act like real families." The next time you interact with even those you disagree with in the body of Christ, remember they are family bought with the blood of Christ.

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Properly Correcting Church Leaders

But those elders who are sinning you are to reprove before everyone, so that the others may take warning. - 1 Timothy 5:20

It has become popular amongst some in modern american evangelicalism to judge other servants of the Lord based on their pride, control, and other motives of the heart. They are even considering these sins on the level of sexual immorality and money laundering. Pastors who are found accused by such groups are said to be unfit for the ministry because they were sinning in these areas. Those who are accusing pastors and leaders feel it is virtuous even a calling to do so. Many who are not fully submitted to Church leadership feel it is their calling to tear down anything they do not agree with or find fault with. Someone has even said that that in verse 23 when the Apostle Paul says, "Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses" that this was encouraged for Timothy to do because of the pressure and stress he had to publicly expose church leader sins! We do not see individuals publicly exposing an Overseer but rather an Apostle Timothy. If we consistently look through the New Testament we will see the times afforded to do this are when there is clear outward sin in the leaders life, not simply assumptions on character.

We do the work of the enemy when we try and expose and dig up motives of heart of Church leaders when we really do not know if they are "sinning." When Church leaders express forgiveness and apology to believers that have been hurt this shows the humility they should have towards faults. No leader in the body of Christ is perfect and all have failed their people at some point. When we look at the few faults of a leader compared to his daily servanthood of good he has done we err and become an accuser of the brethren, sharing in the office of the enemy (Revelation 12:10). If all believers in the body of Christ were held accountable for all their sins then no one would stand. We all fall in many ways and fall short of God's glory, to demand Christian leaders to be perfect is unreasonable. When there is a continued sense of hurt caused by a leader and no repentance, apology or humility then it is probable that outward clear sin will manifest. In the early Church other bishops would correct bishops, this was the model of accountability set up. We see Timothy following this rule, reprimanding other fellow leaders for the sake of restoration. In the fear of God flee from the thousands of accusations of God's ministers, judge yourself, fast and pray for the leader involved. In most cases these verses would be seen for those leaders who were teaching false doctrines that did not align with the faith once given to the saints (Jude 1:3).

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