What are Essentials and Non Essentials?

When it comes to doctrine, what are essentials and what are the non-essentials, or secondary issues? When Christians speak about essentials, what they’re talking about is the fundamentals of our faith, and what we believe about God that makes us His own. These are the doctrines which you, biblically, have to believe in order to become a Christian and/or be considered a Christian. So what are some issues over which Christians can disagree and still maintain close doctrinal fellowship?

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Scriptures mentioned in this episode

John MacArthur Answers His Critics – Tim Challies

In the Christian faith, what issues are truly worth debating? – Got Questions

Unity Across Denominational Lines – Grace to You

Strange Fire Conference Videos

Women Preaching: It’s Not a Secondary Doctrinal Issue– Michelle Lesley- Discipleship for Christian Women

A Word Fitly Spoken
A Word Fitly Spoken
What are Essentials and Non Essentials?
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