Posted by: John Adams | August 15, 2008

Test Revival With Doctrine

Over at Desiring God, John Piper talks about the need for doctrine in the midst of revival as the Todd Bentley era draws to a close:

Discernment is not created in God’s people by brokenness, humility, reverence, and repentance. It is created by biblical truth and the application of truth by the power of the Holy Spirit to our hearts and minds. When that happens, then the brokenness, humility, reverence, and repentance will have the strong fiber of the full counsel of God in them. They will be profoundly Christian and not merely religious and emotional and psychological.

Read the whole thing.

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  1. Well said. The lack of knowledge of biblical truth is shredding churches everywhere. Emotion has taken its place.


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