Should we call corrupt TV preachers our brothers and sisters in Christ?


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The answer is No. Let us see why. 

As we come to the end of the endtime, the deceiving spirits will be hyperactive. This was "expressly" predicted by the Holy Spirit (1 Tim 4:1). The effect on careless believers will be a "departure from the faith." The Greek word suggests a slow and an unintentional going away from the faith. It will not be a total and sudden rejection of the faith but a drifting away in stages.

Apostle Paul vehemently refuted against the these corrupt preachers operating with the spurious (means fake or counterfeit) spirit. Note Paul's language as he referred to these false ministers as: 
✿ "Deceitful workers" (2 Cor 11:13)
✿ "Troublemakers" (Gal 1:7)
✿ "False brothers" (2:4)
✿ "Witches" (3:1)
✿ "Dogs, evil workers" (Phil 3:2)
✿ "Enemies of the Cross" (3:18)
✿ "Deceivers, cheats" (Col 2:4,8)
✿ "Frauds" (2:18
✿ "Liars" (1 Tim 4:2)
✿ "Proud men" (6:4)
✿ "Corrupt men" (6:5)
✿ "Vain babblers" (2 Tim 2:16)
✿ "Cankers" (2:17)
✿ "Captives of the devil" (2:26)
✿ "Imposters and evil men" (3:13)
✿ "Idle talkers" (Tit 1:10)
✿ "Subverters" (1:11)
✿ "Divisive men, heretics" (3:10). 

Bible no where refer them as brothers or sisters in Christ.

Paul's very first instruction to his secondliner Timothy was, "Charge them not to teach any other doctrine" (1 Tim 1:3). If the first century Christians needed such a stern warning, how intensified our warnings should be!

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