cults, heresies,false teachers and error
"holding faith and a good conscience. By rejecting this, some have made shipwreck of their faith," 1 Timothy 1:19 ESV
"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."2 Timothy 4:3-4
Test it, does it measure up ? Here are some Christian Essential Doctrines to test these many heretical teachings against.
"prove all things; hold fast that which is good" 1 Thessalonians 5:21
The deity of Christ. Quite simply that Jesus is God. John 1:1,14,10:30-33,20:28,Col. 2:9, Phil2:5-8,Heb 1:8
Salvation by grace. Ehp 2:8-9
Salvation through Christ alone. The resurrection of Christ. The Gospel,,, be wary of the many (false gospels) ,,, Monotheism (there is only one God), The Trinity, Jesus virgin birth, Mans sinfulness and fallen state.