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Doctrine Ø Teaching
Types of Doctrine & Theology Ø True or False
A True Doctrine Statement Ø True doctrine originates with God, is revealed in the Scriptures, and agrees with the whole of Scripture. Such doctrine is sound, it is healthy and profitable for believers and all believers are responsible for holding fast to it.
A False Doctrine Statement Ø False doctrine originates with humanity, is not revealed in Scripture, and in some manner is in contradiction with the whole of Scripture. Such doctrine is not sound, it is unhealthy and unprofitable for believers and all believers are responsible for rejecting it.
Teaching Content Origin Authority True Doctrine God/Creator Biblical Consistency Consistent with Scripture Sound Healthy/Growth/Fruit Quality Benefit Value Believer’s Responsibility False Doctrine Humanity/Creation Unbiblical Extra -Biblical Inconsistent with Scripture Not Sound Unhealthy/No Growth Lack of Fruit Profitable for godliness Unprofitable for godliness Accept Reject
Titus 1: 4 -5 Ø To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior. 5 This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you—
Titus 1: 6 -7 Ø 6 if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife, and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination. 7 For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach.
Titus 1: 7 -9 Ø He must not be arrogant or quicktempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain, 8 but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined. 9 He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound
Titus 1: 9 -11 Ø doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it. 10 For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party. 11 They must be silenced, since they are upsetting whole families by teaching for shameful gain what they ought not to teach.
Requirements of Sound Doctrine to Believers 1) Hold firm to the Word as it has been revealed by God.
Requirements of Sound Doctrine to Believers 1) Hold firm to the Word as it has been revealed by God. 2) Sound doctrine must be the basis of your teaching and instruction.
Requirements of Sound Doctrine to Believers 1) Hold firm to the Word as it has been revealed by God. 2) Sound doctrine must be the basis of your teaching and instruction. 3) Rebuke and correct doctrine that opposes the truth as it has been revealed in Scripture.
Revelation 22: 18 -19 18 I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book.