Watch out for antagonists

Watch out for individuals who use a variety of deceitful tactics to separate and alienate people from each other. They are the kind who take twisted pleasure in dividing people, especially if it draws a following for themselves.

Wisdomforlife

2c80b-newyear2013goalsandresolutions“God hates the person who stirs up conflict in the community”? (see: Proverbs 6:16-19).

Watch out for these people(see: Romans 16:17-18). 

These individuals use a variety of deceitful tactics to separate and alienate people from each other. They take twisted pleasure in dividing people, especially if it draws a following for themselves.

They will use subtle (yet slanderous) innuendo; ask questions with raised eyebrows or resort to flattery. But they often couch their attacks as concerns—even godly concerns.

Jude described such people as, “grumblers and faultfinders; they follow their own evil desires; they boast about themselves and flatter others for their own advantage” (v. 16).

Watch out

Although they conceal their identity behind veneers of concern and displays of godliness, this person is a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

  • He especially targets leaders in a Church or an organization.
  • He has inordinate desires for attention and control. He sows seeds of distrust…

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