2013-01-29 - Best Witness to the Non-Believer
The Epistles of John ~ Part 91 ~ 1 John 5
1 John 5:11-12: What is the best witness to the non-believer? Finally, John reminds his readers what is at stake. To believe in Christ, according to the testimony of God, is to receive eternal life. But to reject God's witnesses means to face God's eternal judgment.
To follow the false prophets means hell. To follow Christ means Heaven. Knowledge isn't an issue of semantics. It is the product of a saving relationship with God. Those who were trying to draw the believers out of the church, had nothing to offer but destruction.
And certainly today's teaching, that the time of the church is over, that the Holy Spirit has departed, is a prime example of false teaching - and an attempt to mislead God's children.
To be continued.