John 18:37 Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? There is a "spirit of fear," and a spirit of love and power (2 Tim. [John 17:17] God’s word is Truth. And this is the antichrist you heard is coming, and even now is already in the world. And this is the spirit of the Antichrist, which … From God (1-2) = the Spirit of truth (1, 6) = the Spirit … Two kinds of Spirits a. TEXT: 1 John 4:1-6 Throughout the first epistle of John it is clear that the apostle is concerned about Christians being deceived. The Holy Spirit of truth reveals the truth about God, man, sin, judgment, atonement, salvation, eternal life, etc. Stop believing every spirit - These believers were guilty of gullibility ... this needed to stop 2. I first came across this argument in 2003, during the hullabaloo created by the Episcopal Church when it ordained the openly homosexual clergyman Gene Robinson as bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 2) John 14:6 says Jesus is the truth and by His Spirit He is the Spirit of truth. The Spirit of truth “breathed the breath of God” into His Book and made it the Book of truth (2 Peter 1:20-21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17). 1:7). God praises discernment in His children. 2 This is how you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit who confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God. The Holy Bible has all the truth, and there are no more pages being written into it. 3 But every spirit who does not confess Jesus is not from God. There is a "mystery of iniquity," a spirit of lawlessness (2 Thess. Two kinds of mindsets a. Gullible (1a) b. “The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Error” (1 John 4:1-6) March 16, 2017 The outline of this passage will be clearer after we note 6 stark contrasts John draws. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and… In the Old Testament, the sons of Issachar understood the times and knew what Israel should do—they were discerning (1 Chron. STEVEN CORY is a former academic editor for Moody Publishers. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, 3 And every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. They say, “I can see what the Bible says on the surface but God has shown me a deeper meaning that supersedes the plain reading of the Text and only those that are SPIRITUAL will except my new revelation! The Holy Spirit glorifies Jesus. Offering answers to seven fundamental questions, these concise brochures compare Christian Science, Spiritualism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Scientology, Mormonism, Wicca, and others to the Word of God. 2:13–14). The "spirit of error" is the teacher of error; the "spirit of truth" is the teacher of truth. What makes a belief system a cult? One of the names God calls His Holy Spirit is the “Spirit of truth” (John 14:17). Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error" (1 Jn. This is the spirit of the antichrist; you have heard that he is coming, and he is already in the world now. Compare it to the Word of God. in their midst, and in their individual lives.. This video is unavailable. Such can bellow out half-truths until the last our, even unto death, serving only to prolong the day. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, 3 and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. Test the spirit behind the message before you accept it as truth. I John 4:6 ".....By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error." Watch Queue Queue From vss. This special revelation is the work of the Spirit of truth. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. 1) John 14:16-17, 26; 15:26 reveals the Comforter is the Spirit of truth and the Comforter is Christ. Shocking truth of how I got secret powers as a fake pastor| – Ps Makhado . Jesus said, "Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come. 2 This is how you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 but every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. #quietlythrough #1stJohn” username=”KelliLaFram”] Let’s spend time in prayer, learning to hear and recognize the voice of God’s Spirit. Jesus said, “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.” John 14:18. ” We can learn about the authority of the Holy Spirit from this verse, and it also is consistent with the theology of the Trinity. You simply cannot believe everything you hear. WHY SO? The Holy Spirit will lead you into all truth, as you seek after Him. Jesus identifies the Holy Spirit as the spirit of truth. Harris on Ga. runoffs: '2020 ain't over until Jan. 5' T Bone Burnett talks 'O Brother' anniversary We have a command PROHIBITING the acceptance of anyone who CLAIMS to have the Spirit. He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is mine and declare it to you." And this is the spirit of the antichrist, which … He is co-author of the pamphlet Comparing Christianity with World Religions. As we fast approach the end of this age, the need for the Body of Christ to have discernment has never been greater, for we are told in Scripture that "in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons," (1Tim.4:1). 4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. However, there are people saying they have new truth which has never been revealed before. John 14:26 ESV / 27 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. A. And this is the spirit of the Antichrist, which you have heard was coming, and is now already in the world. 12:32). THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH AND THE SPIRIT OF ERROR. Even some Christian denominations also use some intermediaries to reach God, whether an image, a human being, money etc. THE CALL FOR TESTING (1) - What is required for Christians? 4:1, 6). Belief is encouraged, urged and also commanded. But here, in 1 John 4:1, belief is PROHIBITED: “Believe NOT every spirit”. 1 John 4:1-6. [John 14:6] Jesus is the way, the Truth and the life. There’s no NEW TRUTH out there. Because it may be the SPIRIT OF ERROR! THE COMMANDS 1. You’d do well to run from them, not walk. By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. 1 John 3:24 - 4:6. There are two levels of understanding contained in the words—and thus the precious truths—of the Bible. “JESUS saith unto him, I am the way, THE TRUTH… 2:7). This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming; even now it is already in the world. M: any religions believe there is God and they use different intermediaries to link up with God. The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to reveal and teach the truth that is from Him (John 14:26; 16:12–15; 1 Cor. DILLON BURROUGHS (B.A., Indiana State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary) serves as a professor of youth and culture at Tennessee Temple University. It says in 1 John 4 verse 1 to 6: Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. How does it contrast with what the Bible says? The Holy Spirit is called “ the Spirit of truth ” a few times in the books of John and 1 John, but today’s passage is a little different in that it states “ the Spirit is truth. He has co-authored a number of books, including Comparing Christianity with World Religions … Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. Perfect for seekers, new believers, or keeping by your front door! I. Discerning (1b) 2. 1. 6 and 7 we found that the Spirit of Truth is the Holy Ghost.That is, the Spirit is Truth. This is a tough one, for many who are of God talk in their sleep the things of slumber and not of the truth, and grieve the Holy Spirit. What does this description imply for how we come to understand God’s truth? THIS IS WHAT THESE WEB PAGES ARE ALL ABOUT. He wrote with urgency to warn them about anti-Christ in chapter two. 1John 4:2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God; 1John 4:3 and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. That is not by the Spirit of Truth – that is the Spirit of Error! The increasingly common argument proposed by these Christians is that the Holy Spirit is showing us something new. [John 16:13] The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Truth and our guide to all Truth. Being born again [John3:3] equips us with Spirit of Truth: [John 4:23-24] God is a Spirit and we must worship him in spirit and Truth. “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. In that context the writer said, “no lie is of the truth”, and he said, “who is a liar but he… There are several groups in Revelation which will not, cannot, come to fruition apart from the full operation of the Spirit of Truth. 1 John 4:1-3 ESV “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error” -1 JOHN 4: 1-6. [bctt tweet=”Test the spirit behind the message before you accept it as truth. SPIRIT OF TRUTH AND ERROR I John 4:1-6 Because of the competition and contrasts between truth and error, Christians are called to be discerning. 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