Sermon Series
  • 1. Theology Proper: Knowing God As The Highest Good

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2014
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    Introduction to Theology Proper: Knowing God is the highest good we can seek in life and from this intimate knowledge every other good flows.

    Knowing God as the Highest Good In Latin, there is a phrase called summum bonum, which means “the highest good out of which all other good flows.” In this section, we will see how Scripture teaches that knowing God is the highest good above all other good things. The highest good is ...read more

  • 2. Theology Proper: The Trinity

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2014
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    Trinitarian doctrine

    The Trinity What is the doctrine of the Trinity? It should be noted that the word Trinity is never given in the Bible; it was originally used by the church father Tertullian (AD 155–220).” “The word trinity means ‘tri-unity’ or ‘three-in-oneness.’ It is ...read more

  • 3. Theology Proper: General Revelation

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    God desires for himself to be known and therefore he has revealed himself generally to all people through creation and through the conscience. These are given so that we might seek after and come to know God more.

    General Revelation After studying the benefits of knowing God and seeing how knowing him is the attainment of the highest good, we now will answer the questions: “How can we get to know God more?” and also “How can we know that God exists? What is the evidence?” ...read more

  • 4. Theology Proper: Special Revelation

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    God has revealed himself specifically through visions, angels, prophets and apostles, Jesus Christ, etc. He has done this so that we might come to know him and be saved.

    Special Revelation We have been talking about how we know that God exists. Is there evidence? What are the ways that God has revealed himself? The first thing we looked at was general revelation. God has given revelation to all people showing that he exists. We looked at two primary ways we ...read more

  • 5. Theology Proper: Special Revelation - The Bible

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    God has revealed himself specifically through the Bible. The reveals God's power, his truth, his eternality, and many other characteristics. It is through the Scripture that we can know God and be saved.

    Special Revelation: The Bible What is the final form of special revelation? God’s Word, the Bible, is the final form of special revelation. It must be remembered that it is through general revelation that one is without excuse for not believing in God, but it is only through specific ...read more

  • 6. Theology Proper: Characteristics Of God

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    God is a person, he is invisible, he is independent, he is immutable, and he is good.

    Characteristics of God What are the characteristics of God? Millard Erickson said this about the characteristics or attributes of God, “When we speak of the attributes of God, we are referring to those qualities of God that constitute what he is, the very characteristics of his ...read more

  • 7. Theology Proper: Characteristics Of God Part 2

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2014
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    God is eternal, omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient, and merciful.

    Characteristics of God Part Two What are some other characteristics of God? We have looked at the fact that he is spirit; he does not have a human body. He is a person, meaning he demonstrates characteristics of personhood such as: personality, consciousness, anger, love, and jealousy. God ...read more

  • 8. Theology Proper: Characteristics Of God Part 3

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    God is loving, holy, wrathful, and sovereign.

    Characteristics of God Part Three We have seen many of God’s characteristics: he is a spirit, he is a person, he is independent, he is immutable, he is good, he is eternal, he is omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, and he is merciful. In this lesson, we will look at four more ...read more

  • 9. Theology Proper: Names Of God

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    In the Scripture one's name is more than simply something you call someone, it is a reflection of their person--their character. By knowing the names of God, we can understand him better, and therefore, more fully worship and pray to him.

    Names of God As we are seeking to know God more, one of the greatest ways to know God is by the names given in Scripture. In the ancient Hebrew culture, a name meant so much more than just what you called somebody, it reflected a person’s character. Satan means “opposer” or ...read more