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What is church doctrine? Go Shake Your World With It!

A man pointing at youFACEBOOK has its doctrine. Doctrine contrary to popular opinion, is not legalism. Doctrine is just the working essentials for getting things done. Facebook has it, Twitter has it and so have you.

Doctrine determines:-

…… Identity, …… Authority …… and ability.

Who you are, what you can do and how you can get a good job done.

What is church doctrine?

The next time someone suggests that they no longer preach doctrine, make a suggestion, suggest that they quit teaching, because they are unable to see who you are, what you can be, what you can do or help you get a good job done.

The apostles filled Jerusalem with their doctrine and shook the then known world.

Twitter too has its doctrine and has shaken the cyber-world.
Facebook  took their doctrine and evangelised the web.

Which forces me to pose the question, isn’t it time the church got back to doctrine?
Sound doctrine, the apostles doctrine, then maybe we too can evangelise the human world as much as Facebook has cyber-world.

What’s your doctrine?

[An article inspired by Paul B Thomas’ blog, which is no longer on the internet.]

Peter Reason

January 2012

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