Posts with the category “theology-matters”
Living a Worthy Life - A Call To Christian Unity
by Josiah Smith on October 6th, 2021
The worthy life is a unified life. Rather than jumping at every opportunity to draw theological, practical, or preferential lines, those whom Paul says are walking "worthy" of the Gospel spend time building bridges of grace rather than fortresses of "correctness."
The Case for Theological Humility
by Joe Bennett on September 29th, 2021
Do you ever have minor theological differences with people at church? We all do at times. "The Case for Theological Humility," encourages us "to always share our theology with humility, to value being righteous over being right, and to emphasize the person of Jesus over the particulars of theology."
Theology Matters: The Fruits of Good Theology, Part 4
by Tom Bastress on July 13th, 2020
Over the course of the last four articles, we have examined why good theology matters. Good theology matters because it provides a true knowledge and understanding of God, his creation, and his plans for us. Good theology matters because it allows us to apply Scripture to all areas of our lives. Good theology matters because it provides certainty, grounding, and hope in our uncertain times. Good t...
Theology Matters: The Fruits of Good Theology, Part 3
by Tom Bastress on June 30th, 2020
Why does theology matter? Over the course of the last three articles, we have argued that theology matters because everyone is a theologian. Everyone, even an atheist, has a particular understanding and knowledge about God. This knowledge not only determines what we believe about God, his creation, and his plans for us, but it also determines how we worship God. For this reason, A.W. Tozer writes ...
Theology Matters: The Fruits of Good Theology, Part 2
by Tom Bastress on June 8th, 2020
Good theology matters. Theology matters because it teaches us about God and applies Scripture to all areas of our lives. Theology anchors our souls to the firm foundation of God’s Word, and it produces spiritual fruit in our lives. In our last article, we examined two specific fruits that come from good theology. Based on a study of Moses’ encounter with God in Exodus 34, we saw first that good th...
Theology Matters: The Fruits of Good Theology, Part 1
by Tom Bastress on June 1st, 2020
Theology not only teaches us about God, but it also applies Scripture to all areas of our lives. As a result, theology provides certainty, grounding, and hope in our uncertain times.
Theology Matters: "Why Good Theology Matters"
by Tom Bastress on May 18th, 2020
During this time of physical, emotional, and social uncertainty, we can benefit from the certain truths found in God’s Word. These biblical truths form the foundation of what we know about God, his creation, and his plans for us. When we speak about our knowledge or understanding about God, we are referring to our theology. philosopher, once wrote, “the...