Contenders, Part 1: Compelled
Topic: Church Scripture: Jude 1:1–1:3
Without question, the greatest threat to the church has always been false teaching. While external threats – such as religious persecution and the world’s animosity – are certainly unpleasant, the wounds they inflict are only physical and the injuries they cause only temporary. The deadliest false teaching, on the other hand, comes not from deceptive, non-Christian religions outside the church, but from spiritual pretenders inside the church.