How do you keep an eye out for heretical teachings?

So many centuries after Jesus and his apostles died there are more people giving preference to present day teachers, theologians and philosophers, instead of giving ear to the biblical writers or scriveners than in Jesus' time.

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A Book to trust #29 God His Book, God-breathed profitable for doctrine, for reproof and for correction

In this godless world we all should remember that man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word going forth through the mouth of God Which He has provided for the whole world in many Bible translations. Nobody may forget that in whatever language the Bible is inspired by God and as such protected by God's Power so that it can be useful for every person on earth for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, in such a way that the person dedicated to God may be capable and equipped for every good work.

A Book to trust #21 Biblical hermeneutics and Keys to truth

KJV-only people often forget that in the many Bible Translation committees, all over the world, can be found many serious honest people who like to do justice to the Word of God. Several brainstormers from all sorts of religious groups often work together as a team to sit down to do some good bible hermeneutics for getting the best contemporary words placed in good readable and understandable phrases.