But picture a church where evangelism is simply part of the culture. Jamieson does a good job of using stories in this way. We often neglect it because we think that its not needed and Its for people who are in leadership. Essentially, he defines sound doctrine and then renders a chapter each on how sound doctrine is for reading and teaching the bible, holiness, love, unity, worship, witness, and joy. We Are Church calls Christ-followers, young and old, to hold fast to their biblical roots while seeking radical change.
However, the strength of Spurgeon's ministry went far beyond simple rhetorical skill. The Music of Sound Doctrine Likewise, a church who holds to sound doctrine has power to stir people. Sound doctrine is the ground and pattern of love. Holiness hinges on comprehending the doctrine of sin. Content: Jamieson has quite adequately made the case for why sound doctrine is important, and he grounds his argument in Biblical truth. We are reminded that regardless of our circumstances we can know God, enjoy him, and encourage others.
Short book, but pithy and helpful reminder! We continue to be thankful for the strategic ministry God has given 9Marks. Though belaboring the point in a few places, the need is effectively established. I will definitely get this book into the hands of my own deacons and elders. This is not a writing style I am particularly fond of but is very common in our culture today. What do we do when brothers and sisters in Christ sit next to each other in the pews but feel divided and angry? One needs to read the book to gather the insights that Jamieson has but two of the chapters in particular that I found to be very helpful were Sound Doctrine is for Holiness and Sound Doctrine is for Worship.
It helps ensure that we confess and delight in all that Scripture teaches, rather than setting one passage against another or drawing conclusions from one passage that contradict another. Sound doctrine is for love, unity, worship, witness, and joy. Whatever answer comes to mind, this book will not only convince you that sound doctrine is vital for living a godly life, it will also explain the essential role of theology in the life of a healthy church. But what does this engagement actually look like? He previously served as assistant editor for 9Marks. We should speculate that when these attributes do not exist, perhaps sound doctrine is not practiced. Bobby Jamieson shows that sound doctrine is beautiful, life imparting, and deeply desirable.
Sound Doctrine is a short primer on the key doctrines of holiness, love, unity, worship, and witness. Maybe you love learning about God, but sometimes it seems that your head is growing much faster than your heart. Jamieson comes across not as an obstinate and rigid doctrine hall monitor but as a masterful orchestra conductor guiding us through the movements of the most enchanting sheet music — Scripture. This book is part of the 9Marks series Summary: Jamieson does a good job of fulfilling his stated goal of showing how sound doctrine is important for life and healthy churches. Jamison's out to show how sound doctrine teaching that explains the truths of Scripture faithfully and rightly will necessarily produce a desire for holiness, joy, unity, worship, and witness in the life of an individual and church.
That is what this book is all about. And the very act of using a map helps you to make sense of where you are. We're sorry, but the selection you have chosen is not available until Tuesday, April 30th 2013. That is, sound doctrine produces lives that are shaped like a healthy local church. Therefore, if sound doctrine is properly applied, these sinful behaviors will be confronted. Prior to my conversion, I sat next to smart guys like Bobby in order to cheat, but now I do it to learnand theres a lot to learn from Bobby! This short, readable book shows how good theology leads to transformation, life, and joy. I celebrated how Jamieson rooted unity in the gospel.
I am training pastors in the Philippines later this year. If you ever played for a school band you would know that every musician undergoes testing. We will comfortably share the gospel. Pay heed to your doctrine. He is also the author of the 9Marks Healthy Church Study Guides. The first is that sound doctrine is for life. The mutual harmony between scripture and the church produces love and holiness.
This book could serve as a starting point for thinking through a philosophy of ministry. In Sound Doctrine: How a Church Grows in the Love and Holiness of God, author writes that sound doctrine is vital for living a godly life, and also explains the essential role of theology in the life of a healthy church. Each of the 7 chapters explains how doctrine affects an aspect of life, ranging from personal applications to churchwide applications. Sound doctrine equips and emboldens evangelism. Instead, he reminds us how orthodoxy leads to a healthy church—one committed to the fulfilling of the Great Commission in the spirit of the great commandments.