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Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears’s new book, Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe, is now available.

Here is a free 34-page chapter on worship from the book.

And here is a free 24-page chapter on resurrection.

You can read the table of contents online.

You can also check out the official website.

Here are a few blurbs:

"An interesting, clear, practical, biblical, and remarkably insightful guide to the main doctrinal teachings of the whole Bible!"
--Wayne Grudem, Research Professor of Bible and Theology, Phoenix Seminary, Phoenix, Arizona

“Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears have written a remarkably insightful treatment of central biblical teachings, with a few surprising but welcome choices. Doctrine is meaty, well-researched, clearly written, interesting, and refreshing--a rare combination. Those who know that truth matters will relish this book. If you don’t know that truth matters you should read it anyway, and enjoy watching your mind and heart change.”
--Randy Alcorn, Author of Heaven, Safely Home, and Deception

“Christianity is ineradicably doctrinal, and, contrary to popular instincts, doctrine unites, as Paul makes clear in Romans 16:17. The question for church leaders, therefore, is how to communicate Christian doctrine in a clear, faithful, and winsome way. It is therefore a pleasure to commend this book, an excellent primer in basic Christian teaching. It will serve as an introduction for new Christians, a refresher for church members, and a good text for Sunday school classes. Highly recommended.”
--Carl R. Trueman, Academic Dean and Vice President, Westminster Theological Seminary

“God is raising up a new generation of Christ-followers who long to know him and his missional ways in a theologically-robust manner. This latest book by Driscoll and Breshears is certain to play a major role in forming such doctrinally-sound Christians. Besides covering all the major theological topics, they address deep doctrinal issues in a clear and understandable way. And, as in all their books, they help us grasp what difference these doctrines can and should make in our lives and churches.”
--Gregg R. Allison, Associate Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“I like Doctrine very much. It is a relatively short, clear, and accurate topical summary of biblical teachings, focused on the practical application of doctrine. There is much here to aid readers who have thought in the past that theology was too complicated, uninteresting, or irrelevant. This book is none of those things. It takes off on wings of eagles. It is so important today that believers understand and become committed to all that God’s Word says. This book is a wonderful tool to help them do that.”
--John M. Frame, Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando

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5 thoughts on “Free Chapters from Driscoll’s Doctrine

  1. sean leroy says:

    I perused the section on worship, and while I appreciate the attempt to link the ancient idol w/ it’s modern day counterpart, it falls short, IMO, because its too sweeping in the approach and application. Home Improvement Stores? Tanning Salons? Really???

  2. Ruben Supan says:

    It could have been interesting if John Macarthur was one of those who gave the blurbs…hehehe…

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