Why won’t they endure sound doctrine?

“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine”
Sound doctrine is teaching that brings Holy Ghost conviction and soul saving salvation that produces a God-honoring change in ones life. What does it mean to endure sound doctrine?

First, it means one has come to God realizing they have nothing to offer and everything to gain and Godly humility has overtaken them. They are willing to beg for mercy and grace unashamedly because God the Holy Ghost has brought them to a place of empty handedness.

They have been stripped of religion and human intellect and see themselves as they are; lost and undone before a Holy God. They have become guilty before God and man and understanding that apart from a visitation of God they will spend eternity in the pits of Hell. Sin has become exceedingly sinful and they are sinners needing a Saviour.

This is what sound doctrine will do in the life of a lost person. That lost man, woman, boy or girl will be unashamedly willing to cry out unto God for the salvation of their soul.

Sound doctrine reaches the heart of man and causes him to see the truth of the Word of God and understand why Jesus went to Calvary.

They are willing to surrender all and make a total commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ. They can and will say with the Apostle Paul, “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I but Christ that liveth in me.”

There are many who have not endured sound doctrine and cannot claim these experiences in their lives. It takes sound doctrine to save a soul and only God the Holy Ghost can produce sound, enduring, soul-saving doctrine. Have you endured sound doctrine?
– Bill Forde