Reject a Heretic (a divisive or factious man) after a second warning?
- If a person calls Jesus, "Lord, Lord," what what should they do? Titus 3:9But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
- If a person hears His saying and does them, who will he be like? Titus 3:10As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him,
- Why did his house stand in the storm? Luke 6:48he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.
- If a person hears and does not does nothing, who will he be like? Titus 3:11knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.
hairetikos: causing division
Original Word: αἱρετικός, ή, όν
Short Definition: factious
Definition: disposed to form sects, sectarian, heretical, factious."to choose, have a distinctive opinion") – a factious person, specializing in half-truths and misimpressions "to win others over" to their personal opinion (misguided zeal) – while creating harmful divisions.