As we see our culture advance into the 21st Century, we notice what we tend to think of as a new phenomenon but in all reality, it is a problem that has been around as long as sin has been around. The problem is men not investing in the spiritual lives of their children. The Bible teaches us that there is nothing new under the sun. The things that have been will be because no matter the culture, human nature remains the same. If you go all the way back to the book of beginnings, Genesis, you will see a man who does not seem to invest in the spiritual lives of his children. Adam walked with God. Adam was created perfect but fell from his position because of sin. His relationship with God was destroyed. He and his wife began to play the blame game. They both tried to hide from God. They produced children after their own nature. It does not seem that Adam taught his children about God because his one son Cain murdered his brother Abel. Then, Adam and Eve had another son, Seth. Seth had a son named Enosh. In Genesis 4, at the very end of the chapter, we find the following verse: Continue reading
I was looking through my notes as I prepare to teach the Winter session in Warsaw, Poland in a couple of months. The session is “Biblical Doctrines” and the study that we will “tackle” in order to learn Biblical doctrines is “Covenant” written by Kay Arthur. As I was looking through my notes I decided to write a post on what the Bible has to say about the dangers of not knowing “sound doctrine”. The word “doctrine” comes from the Koine Greek word “didaskalia”and it means “teaching, instruction, precept, explanation”. Doctrine informs us of what God wants from us, what is right and wrong, and how we can live by God’s standards. There are terrible consequences to not knowing sound doctrine. I would like to present what the Bible has to say about the subject of not knowing “sound doctrine”.