As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 1) False teachers cause souls to become children of disobedience 2) Friends, this brings God's wrath d. Acts 20:29-30 1) They are as wolves devouring sheep 2) They will come from among the flock 2. God loves each of us as if there were only one of us"- Augustine. Lots of people are teachers who are simply misguided and unhelpful in many ways, but might not come under the ban of being called a false teacher. Certainly, when we consider someones pattern of life as part of what potentially qualifies them as a false teacher, then leadership assessment gets very messy very quickly. Indeed, anyone who teaches against the core doctrines of our faith can rightly be called a false teacher. Resource Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (ESV), Crossway Bibles. In reality, though, he is commissioned and empowered by Satan for the purpose of misleading and disrupting Christs church. These false teachers do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites [or belly; koilia] (Rom. Listen to people who are truly God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated, Spirit-dependent, who bear the marks in their lives of authenticity. He is the man-pleaser rather than the God-pleaser. Michael, I think we read the same article, but I come to a different conclusion. The Prophet claims to be gifted by God to speak fresh revelation outside of Scripturenew, authoritative words of prediction, teaching, rebuke, or encouragement. Not every spiritual work is from God. Paul cautions against affirming false apostles who are like Satan, who masquerades as an angel of light (2 Cor.