1.) There is an undeniable zeal in some teachers of error—their “earnestness” makes many people think they must be right.
2.) There is a great appearance of learning and theological knowledge—many think that such clever and intellectual men must surely be safe to listen to.
3.) There is a general tendency to completely free and independent thinking today—many like to prove their independence of judgment by believing the newest ideas, which are nothing but novelties.
4.) There is a wide-spread desire to appear kind, loving, and open-minded—many seem half-ashamed to say that anybody can be wrong or is a false teacher.
5.) There is always a portion of half-truth taught by modern false teachers–they are always using scriptural words and phrases, but with unscriptural meaning.
6.) There is a public craving for a more sensational and entertaining…
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