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Sep 07, 2014

Theology 101 Pt1

Speaker: Barry Teague

Series: Theology 101

Theology 101

Learning

Truths That Transform Lives

Purpose:

1. Inspire you
2. Encourage you 3. Protect you
4. Challenge you

 Theos = God
 logos = speech, word, reason, discourse !

“A rational discourse upon one specific subject: God”

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Theologos = Theologian
Theology: Reason and Revelation

FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OF THOUGHT

1. the law of noncontradiction (A is not non-A) 2. the law of identity (A is A)
3. the law of excluded middle (either A or non-A)

Laws of Rational Inference: Deductive Logic

 

All A is inside of B
All B is inside of C
All A is inside of C

 

John is human
All humans are sinful Therefore,
John is sinful

INDUCTIVE LOGIC

A Priori Probability
A Posteriori Probability

Beware: In an effort to present a complete system, theologians are often tempted to fill in the gaps!

Rom. 10:17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
Deut. 29:29 “ The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.

1Cor. 2:13 which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.
1Cor. 2:14 But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

1Cor. 2:15 But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.
1Cor. 2:16 For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE WILL INSTRUCT HIM? But we have the mind of Christ.

Luke 24:32 They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”
Luke 24:45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.

John 16:7 “But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but ifIgo, IwillsendHimtoyou.
John 16:12 “I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.

John 16:13 “But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.

John 16:14 “He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you.
John 16:15 “ All things that the Father has are Mine; therefore I said that He takes of Mine and will disclose it to you.

1Cor. 2:13 which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.
1Cor. 2:14 But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

1Cor. 2:15 But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.
1Cor. 2:16 For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, THAT HE WILL INSTRUCT HIM? But we have the mind of Christ.

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1John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

Titus 2:10 not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect. 2Tim. 2:15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.