We who preach the gospel must not think of ourselves as public relations agents sent to establish good will between Christ and the world. We must not imagine ourselves commissioned to make Christ acceptable to big business, the press, the world of sports or modern education. We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum. A.W. Tozer
Therefore let God-inspired Scripture decide between us; and on whichever side be found doctrines in harmony with the word of God, in favor of that side will be cast the vote of truth. --Basil of Caesarea
Once you learn to discern, there's no going back. You will begin to spot the lie everywhere it appears.

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service. 1 Timothy 1:12

Sunday, August 14, 2016

“Negative” Teaching is Fine

Many, alas, seem to object in these days to negative teaching.  “Let us have positive teaching,” they say.  “You need not criticize other views.”  But our Lord definitely did criticize the teaching of the Pharisees and scribes.

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, “Studies in the Sermon on the Mount,” volume 1, p.181


Anonymous said...

Sad that after hours and hours of scripture reading, research, and personal experience, we speak up to point out false teachers to warn other believers...only to be called intolerant, self-righteous Pharisees by other believers... Hmmmm....

Ms. B

Glenn E. Chatfield said...

Yep, how dare you question the establishment!