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1 Timothy 4:2 – Hypocrisy of false expressions

08-02-2024 - Posted by Hans

… giving heed to deceiving spirits and the teachings of demons, in the hypocrisy of false expressions, their own conscience having been cauterized…

“Deceiving spirits and teachings of demons” are always wrapped “in the hypocrisy of false expressions.” That is very effective. Words and formulations are used that appear familiar, but mean the opposite of what they say.

People say: we believe in one God, but what they mean is: there are three persons who are each individually God. They say: God is omniscient and omnipotent, but what is meant is that sin and evil in the world are unforeseen and unplanned. They say, God never forsakes the works of his hands, but what is meant is, many of God’s creatures will be deprived of God forever. People say: salvation is grace and ‘for free’, but what they mean is: whoever does not meet the condition(s) will not be saved. People say: death, but they mean another form of life so that (in passing) a door to spiritualism is also opened.

All these teachings inevitably alienate from the one GOD and return man to the darkness of polytheism. “Teachings of demons” are ‘whitewashed’ and marketed through religious theatre. Behold, mainstream Christianity…