How is THEOLOGY approached or organized? BIBLICAL THEOLOGY Biblical theology is the study of the doctrines of the Bible, arranged according to their chronology and historical background. In contrast to systematic theology, which categorizes doctrine according to specific topics, biblical theology shows the unfolding of God’s revelation as it progressed through history. Biblical theology may seek to isolate and express the theological teachings of a specific portion of Scripture, such as the theology of the […]
Why should I be interested in Theology, at all, let alone study it? Isn’t the study of Theology something that pastors, or ministers of religion, do? Isn’t Theology just for scholars? There is no doubt that many persons believe only pastors should study Theology or that all theologians are scholars. Some may even believe that only scholars should become theologians. That, however, is not true. Indeed, some would say that everyone should become a theologian.
That is a question one needs to consider, seriously, IF one is going to use it to determine one’s faith and practice. So, then, is the Bible inspired by God? I do NOT believe it is. That may sound strange coming from someone who claims to be a Christian, but, before you brand me a heretic or an atheist, give me a chance to explain why I say that. First, let us consider the many
Some say He died for all … some say He died for most … and some say He died for a few. What does the Bible say? Did Jesus Christ die for all people or did He only die for some (the Elect)? ACCORDING TO THE OLD TESTAMENT Psalm 22:27-29 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations shall worship before You.