from After Darkness, Light - Part 9, 1 John 2:26-27
by Stephen Davey, 3/24/18
The truth is, the 21st century is really no different than the 1st century. So much so that the Apostle will warn the church of counterfeit ministers, counterfeit gospels, counterfeit doctrines and counterfeit Christians.iii The average Christian might be left to worry - "How can I tell the difference in a world spiritual counterfeits - I'm not a theological expert - I never took Cults 101 or How to Spot a Spiritual Deceiver 102. What kind of equipment can I possibly have to enable me to tell the genuine item from a forgery . . . a cheap imitation? How can I avoid an imitation violin, in the spiritual world?