In our day some Christians downplay and even despise doctrine. Caeli’s post helps us to think clearly about it.
By observation from several professing Christians I have encountered in WP, I have come to the conclusion that devil, death, and deceiver pale in comparison with “doctrine” to be cringed when spoken of. I do not question some have truly given their lives to Jesus. However, it is headscratching when these “Born again” believers ascribe sticking to sound doctrine as being Pharisaical.
It is quite ironic really since the very people who call those who urge people to return to sound doctrine which is actually a biblical prescription of accountability, mirror the reaction of the Pharisees to the blind man who was healed,
“To this they replied, “You were steeped in sin at birth; how dare you lecture us!” And they threw him out.”
The common script actually sounds more like this,“How dare you judge me as if you yourself don’t sin?” See the astounding commonality? Others…
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