Sibbes, Richard-Bruised Reed

The Bruised Reed To describe the process by which God convinces and enlightens sinners to have a right conceit of themselves, Sibbes uses the metaphor of bruising. For if his readers are rightly to apprehend and appreciate Christ, they must first see themselves as …

Slick, M. – Essential Doctrines of Christianity

The Bible itself reveals those doctrines that are essential to the Christian faith.  They are 1) the Deity of Christ, 2) Salvation by Grace, 3) Resurrection of Christ, 4) the gospel, and 5) monotheism.  These are the doctrines the Bible says are necessary.

This small article could very well determine whether you are in or out of the Christian Faith

Litmus Test: You have to believe items 1-5 to be in the Christian Faith.