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The modern church has become a free-flowing marketplace of ideas, with countless notions about truth. Christians urge fellow believers to avoid a dogmatic approach to biblical truth and, instead, tolerate all sorts of aberrant beliefs that are in direct conflict with Scripture. Truth, it seems nowadays, is in the eye of the beholder.
When it comes to what and whom you believe, are you equipped to accurately unravel right from wrong, biblical from unbiblical? Is it unloving or un-Christlike to question the beliefs others hold? How do you wade through the sea of doctrines, opinions, and ideas to discern truth from error?
In Discernment: Spiritual Survival for a Church in Crisis, John MacArthur documents the current need for biblical discernment and presents a model for developing this often-neglected skill.