Doctrine, The Amazement, Awesomeness of God revealed by the spirit
And it came to pass, when Jesus has ended these savings, the people were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
There was a time I was asked by a friend, of mine, what doctrine is, and what tenet is, I couldn’t answer until the spirit opened my understanding.
Doctrine is simply, a belief, a tenet about the spiritual or divine.
It is a body of teaching of a church.
Doc- short form of a document
Thus, it’s the documentations revealed by the trinity(in the oneness of the father, son and the Holy spirit)
Tenet is a belief held to be true by someone. We believe in tenets because they are the truths given to us by Christ.
Ye shall know the truth, and it shall set you free.
I am the way, the truth, and the life, no one comes to the father except through me.
Those who worship must in truth and in spirit,
Doctrine without Christ is just a mere philosophy or belief, like the Plato, Socrates etc.
The Doctrine(teachings) of Christ which is inspired by the holy spirit is never a superstition.
Hymn 680 stanza 3
The doctrine of my father
Were rejected by all those, and when I arrived indeed, they couldn’t recognize me
For those belonging to me, shall know the righteous way, and when I shall return, they shall ascend with me.
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.
And they were all amazed, inso much that they questioned among themselves, saying, what thing is this? What new doctrine is this?
Christ taught the doctrine with authority, meaning it came from heaven above, inspired teaching, revealed teaching by power of God.
But in vain, they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
This are the theologians today, the fanatics, that try to comprehend spiritual teachings with man made theories and philosophies…
Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but the doctrine of the pharisees and of the saducees.
The test of doctrine is the authority that it is being brought with.
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with power.
The doctrine of Christ is a spiritual teaching, that carries power of God, revealed from heaven above by the holy spirit.
If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?
The heavenly things revealed to us by the spirit, which we believe in is our Tenet.
Jesus answered them, and said, my doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.
Our doctrines have their source in God, because it is not ours but from heaven above.
The test of a doctrine is it’s source and the authority behind it.
The doctrine of God is the teachings of God but it’s not greater than God.
Ma se ife ti baba
MA se ife ti omo
Tori Jesu gbo temi
Constitutionally speaking, For CCC, our doctrine and tenet, mode of worship (liturgy) are all ordained by the holy spirit.
The Constitution says it was ordained or revealed by the holy spirit, the authority backing it’s authenticity..
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive, but speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ
If so be, that ye heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus.
Today, we have so many custodians of what SBJ Oshoffa said and did not, we have some many doctrines, written and unwritten, claims of teaching here and there,
But the foundation has been laid, and each time, the authority is the Holy spirit, who reveals the truth in Christ for illumination out of darkness and ignorance.
1 Timothy 1: 8-11 explains that law is made to check us at bay, for anything that is contrary to sound doctrine in Christ.
1 Timothy 4:1-3
The Holy spirit speaks expressly, and is the author and authority of Christ doctrines.
The Holy spirit itself teaches us and illuminates us to discern between false and true doctrine.
As many have fallen by Papa says this, Baba says that, expantiated in the above Scripture.
1 Timothy 4:13
Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
Each we are tossed by wave of doctrine, let the Holy spirit and the word of God which illuminates all, lead us and guide to know the truth of God.
Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine, continue in them, for in doing this, thou shalt both save thyself and them that hear thee.
Let us continue in the doctrine of Christ, ordained of the spirit to us, and seek to discern false doctrines, seeking the deep teachings of Christ, revealed to us, from our fathers who stood on the legacy of Christ, and SBJ Oshoffa, not departing from it, or adding to it.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that rule well be, counted worthy of double honor, especially they who Labor in the word and doctrine.
Seek elders who stand firm on the truth to learn about this church, than fanatics, hypocrites who toss about with strange doctrine and teachings.
In summary, our doctrine is meant for righteousness and Holiness purpose.
Ofin Cele wipe ka je mimo(laws of CCC are given for holiness and cleanliness)
Ilana Cele wipe Oba niwa(tenets of ccc tells us we are Kings)
Eko Cele so wipe ka ni iteriba(the doctrines or teaching of CCC tells us to be humble)
Doctrine, tenet and laws are one teaching in Christ, ordained and revealed by the holy spirit for righteousness and holiness and the goal of inheriting the Kingdom of God.
By Brother Tola Adele