Firstly, believers would rather follow their leaders and friends— people that they have been familiar with over the years—than “risk” taking on a new doctrinal position.
Another key reason why people persist in false doctrine is that it is so soothing that it tickles itching ears. It feeds their natural human tendency to gravitate towards blessings and comfort.
- Isn’t it good to know that God never gets angry with us, never points out our faults and never convicts us of sin? http://bit.ly/1OczgqH
- Isn’t it good to know that all our future sins are automatically forgiven? http://bit.ly/18wc9Rb
- Isn’t it good to know that once we are saved, we will remain saved (OSAS)—no matter what we do or fail to do? http://bit.ly/1MPWDB0