Why Heretics Win! (This is not by Beisner. The quotes are from the late John Robbins in his review & article, “Why Heretics Win Battles.” http://www.trinityfoundation.org/journal.php?id=207)

5 Pt. Salt

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“There are several reasons that heretics win battles.

First, Scripture tells us that they are more clever and cunning than believers:“For the sons of this world are more shrewd in their generation than the sons of light” (Luke 16:8). They have a way of thinking that makes them more politically astute, more street smart, more imaginative in their machinations, and more willing to act in sinful ways in order to achieve their goals. Stealing, lying, and bribery are fine so long as they “advance the Kingdom.”

Second, heretics introduce false ideas stealthily: “But this occurred because of false brethren secretly brought in (who came in by stealth to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage” (Galatians 2:4) and “For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out…

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3 Responses to Why Heretics Win! (This is not by Beisner. The quotes are from the late John Robbins in his review & article, “Why Heretics Win Battles.” http://www.trinityfoundation.org/journal.php?id=207)

  1. Hugh McCann says:

    Just to be specific: This is not by Beisner.

    The quotes are from the late John Robbins in his review & article, “Why Heretics Win Battles.”

    http://www.trinityfoundation.org/journal.php?id=207

    Thank you.

  2. SLIMJIM says:

    Good reminder…it can be discouraging if we don’t consider eternity

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