Guarding the Truth

Read 2John

There is no dichotomy between being faithful to doctrine and truth, and the exercise of sincere love in the church. Truth, if not braced by love, becomes detached, dogmatic cold-hearted legalism; love, if not braced by truth, becomes lawless, self-indulgent, emotional nonsense. Together they present a church abiding in the doctrine of Christ. But how does a church guard the truth in love?