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In 1 John 4:1-6, the prepositional phraseHow does John use this phrase to instruct his readers how to discern whether or not prophets they encounter truly speak in the name of God?
In this passage, the apostle John is attempting to give clear instructions on how to identify false teachers (and, by extension, how they may identify good teachers of God as well). There are three tests. First, there is the test of confession. The first usage of
Continuing the Johannine method of teaching by contrast (a very Jewish way of teaching), verse 4 puts