WELCOME TO DOCTRINE 1. Knowing God. What is Doctrine?. …the explanation of the truth about God as he has revealed it to us. How does it approach scripture?. Biblical Theology: Bible Overview, OT1.1, P2F Systematic Theology: Doc 1 – The God we Know
…the explanation of the truth about God as he has revealed it to us
How does it approach scripture?
Biblical Theology: Bible Overview, OT1.1, P2F
Systematic Theology: Doc 1 – The God we Know
Doc 2 – Mankind
Doc 3 – The Church
It helps us to be better handlers of God’s truth: (2 Tim 2:15)
Why is that important? Ephesians 4:11-16
It keeps us from wrong thinking and guards us from false doctrine
When received rightly it grows us in maturity – into likeness of Jesus
It is a great mercy and an incredible privilege!
The living God has made himself known to people in the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this reason the proper starting place for Christian doctrine is an explanation of the gospel…
1:1-3, 41, 45, 49
1 Timothy 1:15
John 6:37, 3:3, 3:7 John 11:25-26, 6:35, Ephesians 2:8-9Acts 8:22, 17:30, John 20:28 John 15:8-11, Ephesians 2:10
What is the relationship between the gospel and the Bible as a whole?
What enables us to know the gospel is really true?
Come back next week!