The importance of sound doctrine

I am getting ready to teach the final lesson on the Apostle Paul’s epistle to one of his disciples, Titus. This lesson will focus on the importance of sound doctrine. We live in a day when there is a great famine in our world, especially in the churches, when it comes to teaching and learning sound doctrine. Many have watered down the Word of God so much that It is lost in the church. It seems that very few leaders are actually teaching the full counsel of the Word of God. This is nothing new. During Paul’s day, he had to teach the full counsel of God’s Word because there were so few who were doing it. As Paul instructs Titus via his epistle, he emphasizes the importance of sound doctrine and commands Titus to teach and defend sound doctrine. The question that we want to focus on is, what is sound doctrine? Continue reading

The dangers of not knowing sound biblical doctrine

open bible 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”.

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