Christ’s warning against false prophets Text: Matthew 7:15-20 In these verses there is a practical example of the discernment that the disciple of Christ is to have and exercise. Here is a kind of judgement (7:1) that is not only not forbidden but is positively commanded. The last days are such that false prophets proliferate.
“We admire a man who was firm in the faith, say four hundred years ago . . . but such a man today is a nuisance, and must be put down. Call him a narrow-minded bigot, or give him a worse name if you can think of one. Yet imagine that in those ages past,
Delivered on Lord’s-Day Morning, October 2nd, 1881, by C. H. Spurgeon, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle,. “So these nations feared the Lord and served their graven images, both their children, and their children’s children: as did their fathers, so do they unto this day.”—2 Kings 17:41. SO DO THEY unto this day,” said the writer of