Here is the link to the Introduction for this Series.
DOCTRINE #34: PRINCIPLE
A Principle consists of a goal (WHAT) and a Right WHY with the promise of a benefit/blessing. A Principle treats everyone uniquely by not establishing a specific Right HOW.
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During April and May, I am posting sixty Doctrines. These sixty Doctrines ought to be used as a diagnostic tool: you ought to begin with Doctrine #1 and see how far you get before you disagree.
If you believe the Doctrine that is presented above, then continue to the next Doctrine.
If you don't believe the Doctrine that is presented above, look at some of the corresponding Scriptures through links to Jonathan's blog and/or look at the philosophical explanation through the links to posts on this blog.
If you still don't believe the Doctrine in question, take some time to state your will what your doctrine is for this topic. Identify the Scripture to support it...and then continue to the next Doctrine.
Like we saw in the previous Doctrine, the post titled, "Salvation: OT vs. NT" contrasted Laws and Principles with a list.
A practical example of Jesus teaching the difference between the Law and Principles was covered in last year's Series. Here are two consecutive posts from that Series: