John (MSG) Everything was created through him; nothing—not one thing!— came into being without him. What came into existence was Life, and the Life was Light to live by. The Life-Light blazed out of the darkness; the darkness couldn’t put it out.
These two passages present two methods for recognizing a false teacher. Does he display the Christlikeness that is a qualification for a messenger from God Timothy Examine his teaching. Is what he teaches in agreement with God’s Word Timothy Hebrews