Presentation on theme: "What About Sound Doctrine? What is doctrine? An ugly term? International Missionary Council motto ▫Service unites, but doctrine divides Church rules."— Presentation transcript:
What About Sound Doctrine?
What is doctrine? An ugly term? International Missionary Council motto ▫Service unites, but doctrine divides Church rules Ceremonies Everything BUT basic faith W.E. Thayer Doctrine: teaching, instruction, what is put forth as true
“Kinds” of doctrine… Matthew 15:9 …in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.' Doctrine which is of men, as if of God
“Kinds” of doctrine… Ephesians 4:14 … so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Doctrine which blows us in different directions
“Kinds” of doctrine… Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Doctrine which is sound
Titus 2:2 Older men are to be sober- minded, dignified, self- controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. W.E. Thayer Sound: to be well, in good health; of Christians: having opinions free from a mixture of error
Characteristics of Sound Doctrine 2 Timothy 4:3 For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, Hard to listen to… 1 Timothy 4:13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.
Characteristics of Sound Doctrine 2 Timothy 1:13 Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Sound words are intended to be followed…
Titus 1:9 He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it. Those who contradict it should be rebuked…
1 Timothy 6:3-4 If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions, Contradiction is a heart revealer…
Characteristics of Sound Doctrine Acts 2:42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Sound doctrine comes through the apostles…
Characteristics of Sound Doctrine 2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, Sound doctrine consists of Scripture…
What is Sound, Healthy Teaching? 1 Timothy 1:9-11 …understanding this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who strike their fathers and mothers, for murderers and the sexually immoral, men who practice homosexuality, enslavers, liars, perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound doctrine, in accordance with the gospel of the glory of the blessed God with which I have been entrusted. Teaching that addresses sin
What is Sound, Healthy Teaching? Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be… Temperate, Dignified Sensible Sound in faith Sound in love Sound in perseverance
What is Sound, Healthy Teaching? Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older women are to be… Reverent Not gossips Not enslaved to wine Teaching what is good Encouraging the young women
What is Sound, Healthy Teaching? Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Young women are to be… Sensible Pure Workers at home Kind Subject to their husbands
What is Sound, Healthy Teaching? Titus 2:1 But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Young men are to be… Sensible Example of good deeds Pure in doctrine Dignified Sound in speech
1 Timothy 4:8 …for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
Sound Doctrine is Healthy Teaching from God It is worth our attention Our study And our defense Romans 6:17 But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed, It is intended to be taught… …And obeyed …and will provide the abundant life …Now and in eternity