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Still, even this is not much more advanced than what we have seen above as taught by St.Peter, except that Justin dwells on the Creation and proves the Divinity of Christ, the Logos and only-begotten Son of the Father.
As we might expect, the Apostle insists upon "doctrine" as one of the most important duties of a bishop (1 Timothy , 16; ; 2 Timothy 4:2, etc.).
(4) In the ages of persecution it became necessary to exercise great caution in admitting persons to membership in the Church.
The danger of falling away, or even of betrayal, must be guarded against by a careful doctrinal and moral training.
Later on we find more explicit dogmatic teaching, for instance, in St.
Justin's Apologies and in the writings of Clement of Alexandria.