Doormat Theology…Should we allow ourselves to be walked on?

Posted: September 25, 2014 in Thoughts on God

Pastor Mike Says

What is doormat theology?

Doormat theology is the term used when referring to the belief that Christians should be totally submissive – never raising a hand in violence for any reason, and not defending themselves against verbal or physical abuse. Most people, in this age, would call that “being a doormat” for people to walk on, thus the term “doormat theology.”

Was Jesus a doormat?

Jesus did ultimately allow Himself to be captured, mocked, tortured and killed, but that was for a very good reason. He came to this earth to die for our sins – so that is a unique situation. That does not mean He was a doormat. Let us not forget how He ran the moneychangers out of the temple when they were being disrespectful to the House of God. He was very assertive in doing the right thing. He knew He was in the right…

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