Topics for 10/4

Please read the passage and be prepared to discuss the topics.

2 Peter 2:1-3

  1. Church History Homework--Peter (correctly) predicted that false teachers would rise up and teach destructive heresies. Find a false teacher/ heresy in church history. Be prepared to explain to the group what was taught, and why it was dangerous.
  2. Peter says that false teachers may even "deny the Master who bought them." Are false teachers possibly actually true believers?
  3. What is the motivation of false teachers?
  4. "Their condemnation from long ago is not idle." Give corroborating Scriptures for this truth.