63 Quotes About Doctrine

  • "I will defy any man who has held a deep experience of his own odious depravity to believe any other doctrines but those which are commonly called Calvinism."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "Believing right doctrine will no more save you, than doing good works will save you."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "You must not do, you must not even try to do, the will of the Father unless you are prepared to 'know of the doctrine'."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Holiness, Humility, Doctrine


  • "Ironically, the insistence that doctrines do not matter is really a doctrine itself."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: doctrine, dogma


  • "We should no more tolerate false doctrine that we would tolerate sin."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Compromise, Doctrine


  • "The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel."

    - Charles Hodge
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "Whatever may be said about the doctrine of election, it is written in the Word of God as with an iron pen, and there is no getting rid of it. To me, it is one of the sweetest and most blessed truths in the whole of revelation, and those who are afraid of it are so because they do not understand it. If they could but know that the Lord had chosen them, it would make their hearts dance for joy."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Godliness, Faith, Doctrine


  • "Arminianism is thus guilty of confusing doctrines and of acting as an obstruction to a clear and lucid grasp of the Scripture; because it mis-states or ignores the eternal purpose of God, it dislocates the meaning of the whole plan of redemption. Indeed confusion is inevitable apart from this foundational truth."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "If I did not believe the doctrine of the final perseverance of the saints, I think I should be of all men the most miserable, because I should lack any ground for comfort."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine, Perseverance


  • "Inability to distinguish doctrine is spreading far and wide, and so long as the preacher is "clever" and "earnest," hundreds seem to think it must be all right, and call you dreadfully "narrow and uncharitable" if you hint that he is unsound!"

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "You can have all of your doctrines right - yet still not have the presence of God."

    - Leonard Ravenhill
    Topics: Conversion, Doctrine


  • "There are certain doctrines called Calvinistic, which I think commend themselves to the minds of all thoughtful persons for this reason mainly - they ascribe to God everything."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "Apologetic work is so dangerous to one's faith. A doctrine never seems dimmer to me than when I have just successfully defended it."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Doctrine


  • "It is a thoroughly anti-Christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people."

    - Charles Hodge
    Topics: Doctrine



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