Where do we find sound doctrine?Christian Living, Theology

Where do we find sound doctrine?

Everyone follows doctrine. Even professing Christians that claim to not like doctrine because “it divides” and those who adhere to “no doctrine but Christ.” Everyone has beliefs they follow. The question is, what doctrine does a person follow and where do they get this doctrine? “The real question is not whether Christians will have doctrine but which doctrine or whose …

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What is the Purpose of Sound Doctrine?Christian Living, Theology

What is the Purpose of Sound Doctrine?

“Non-doctrinal Christianity is more than oxymoronic: it is a myth.” ~ R. Scott Clark1 Doctrine is the teachings of a belief system. Sound doctrine is the true doctrine that is taught within the pages of God’s Word. Why bother with doctrine, though? Why spend time on studying it? Doesn’t it just lead to arguments and disunity within the church? Is …

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In the Refiner's FireChristian Living

In the Refiner’s Fire

And I will put this third into the fire,     and refine them as one refines silver,     and test them as gold is tested. They will call upon my name,     and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are my people’;     and they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’” (Zechariah 13:9) God never promised His followers an easy life. …

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Christian Living, Theology

False vs. Sound Doctrine

Doctrine in its simplest definition is a teaching. The Bible describes doctrines of man, doctrines of demons, and doctrines of God. Discernment is the practice of determining whether what is being taught it a true teaching or a false one. Being able to discern between false and sound doctrine is how we gain the wisdom in which to make decisions …

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11 Reasons to Study Theology(1)Christian Living, Theology

11 Reasons to Study Theology

11 Reasons to Study Theology Theology is the study of God. If God is truly the Creator, the Sustainer, the Savior, and Sovereign, why wouldn’t we want to study theology? Who wouldn’t want to know everything they could about the One in ultimate control over everything? There are people who do not understand why we should study God. How do …

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