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Monday, February 27, 2012

What is sound Doctrine

Proverbs 14:12, 16:25
12 There is a way that appears to be right,
   but in the end it leads to death.
The word used for right is yashar and can mean the following;
1) straight, upright, correct, right
a) straight, level
b) right, pleasing, correct
c) straightforward, just, upright, fitting, proper
d) uprightness, righteous, upright
e) that which is upright (subst)

2 timothy 4:3
3 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.
The word sound is hygiainō and could mean the following;
) to be sound, to be well, to be in good health
2) metaph.
a) of Christians whose opinions are free from any mixture of error
b) of one who keeps the graces and is strong
the word doctrine should have been more along the lines of teaching, instruction or precepts not exactly rote doctrine per say.

Phil 4:8
 8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
What does sound good to us? We have to be very careful with that one making sure that we speak auspiciously.
Isaih 8:20, 28:13
 New International Version (NIV)
20 Consult God’s instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
To the law:
1) law, direction, instruction
a) instruction, direction (human or divine)
1) body of prophetic teaching
2) instruction in Messianic age
3) body of priestly direction or instruction
4) body of legal directives
b) law
1) law of the burnt offering
2) of special law, codes of law
c) custom, manner
d) the Deuteronomic or Mosaic Law
to the testimony;
1) testimony, attestation, confirmation
a) testimony, (prophetic) injunction
b) attestation
not to his word;
1) speech, word, speaking, thing
a) speech
b) saying, utterance
c) word, words
d) business, occupation, acts, matter, case, something, manner (by extension)
no lig 1) dawn
a) dawn
b) at dawn (as adverb)

Isaiah 28:13
New International Version (NIV)

13 So then, the word of the LORD to them will become:
   Do this, do that,
   a rule for this, a rule for that;
   a little here, a little there—
so that as they go they will fall backward;
   they will be injured and snared and captured.

Line upon line;
1) cord, line, measuring-line
a) cord
b) measuring-line

Matthew 4:4
Matthew 4:4
New International Version (NIV)
 4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.
1 Timothy 6:3-5
2 Timothy 4:2

Let us move forward not backwards

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