Doctrine In A Sentence

Definition of Doctrine

(countable) A belief or tenet, especially about philosophical or theological matters. | (countable and uncountable) The body of teachings of an ideology, most often a religion, or of an ideological or religious leader, organization, group or text.

How To Use Doctrine In A Sentence?

  • It is against this use of the doctrine that we intend to direct the force of our argument.
  • How perfectly it shapes the freedom of man to fit the doctrine of predestination!
  • And, according to the doctrine of atonement, he is infinitely more than repaid for all this.
  • The doctrine of necessity has been, in all ages of the world, the great stronghold of atheism.
  • This doctrine was maintained by Melanchthon on practical as well as on speculative grounds.
  • The true doctrine of election and predestination consistent with the goodness of God.
  • The Scripture doctrine of election consistent with the impartiality of the divine goodness.
  • The doctrine of Edwards on this subject destroys the harmony of the divine attributes.
  • Now, here the question arises, Is this doctrine consistent with the character of God?
  • The objections of Dr. Channing, and other Unitarians, against the doctrine of the atonement.
  • The false grounds upon which the doctrine of the eternity of future punishment has been placed.
  • Gross as this misrepresentation of the doctrine of free-agency is, it is frequently made by its opponents.
  • We have seen how ineffectual have been all their endeavours to show that their doctrine does not destroy the responsibility of man for his sins.
  • The mode in which the reformers defended their common doctrine was, with some few exceptions, the same in substance.
  • The defenders of this doctrine are directly opposed, in regard to a fundamental point, to all other necessitarians.
  • In this he does wisely; but having shaped his doctrine to suit himself more exactly, in what form is it presented to us?
  • If this doctrine be true, it is idle to talk about free-agency, for there is no such thing as agency in the world.
  • But this is to view the doctrine of liberty, not as it is held by its advocates, but as it is seen through the medium of a false psychology.
  • Yet, in former times, this very doctrine was regarded as the most formidable instrument with which to overthrow and demolish that very freedom.
  • It is to say, in fact, that the will is always determined by itself; a doctrine against which he uniformly protests.
  • This will set it in a clear and striking light, and seem to vindicate the constitution of the world, as well as the doctrine of the atonement.
  • Hence if the doctrine of this discourse limits the omnipotence of God, no less can be said of that to which it is opposed.
  • Though this doctrine is ascribed to Manes, after whom it is called, it is of a far more early origin.
  • Indeed, it is much better expressed by Luther, in his vindication of the doctrine of consubstantiation.
  • As we understand it, the very idea of liberty, as above set forth by the author, is a direct negative of his doctrine of necessity.
  • He not only recanted the monstrous doctrine which made God the author of sin, but he openly combatted it.
  • Thus, he seems to represent the doctrine of liberty as a mere dream and delusion of the mind, and the iron scheme of necessity as a stern reality.
  • This demonstration, it is needless to repeat, would save any scheme of fatalism from reproach, as well as the doctrine of the reformers.
  • Such is the doctrine which is advanced, in order to secure the omnipotence of God, and to exalt his sovereignty.
  • In order to save his doctrine from reproach, Edwards has invented a distinction, which next demands our attention.
  • Thus Luther calls the foreknowledge of God a thunderbolt to dash the doctrine of free-will into atoms.
  • But here the question arises: Can we refute the argument against the accountability of man, without attacking the doctrine on which it is founded?
  • The doctrine of Augustine, like that of Pelagius, was developed from the individual experience and consciousness of its author.

Short & Simple Example Sentence For Doctrine | Doctrine Sentence

  • His doctrine is necessarily enveloped in obscurity.
  • This doctrine we utterly reject and infinitely abhor.
  • Is not the doctrine of Bayle a thing of this kind?
  • The doctrine of liberty, if properly viewed, is perfectly conceivable.
  • Yet Descartes is a warm believer in the doctrine of free-will.
  • St. Augustine was the great founder of the doctrine of the imputation of sin.
  • Such precisely is the doctrine of Edwards, and Collins, and Hobbes.

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